LONDON — Formulation One’s governing body discovered on Friday that Romain Grosjean’s Haas vehicle crashed into boundaries at 192 kph (119 mph) and with a peak power of 67G prior to bursting into flames at previous year’s Bahrain Grand Prix.
The vehicle split in two, with the entrance half penetrating the barrier prior to catching fire at the start out of the Nov. 29 race.
The Frenchman Grosjean, 34, whose remaining foot was at first trapped, reported later on that he imagined he was going to die but willed himself out of the wreckage for the sake of his young children.
The governing FIA’s report into the incident reported the fuel tank inspection hatch on the remaining side of the chassis was dislodged and the motor fuel provide link was torn from the fuel tank security bladder.
The race was crimson-flagged five.five seconds right after the impact, and the health-related vehicle arrived within 11 seconds. Grosjean managed to extricate himself right after 27 seconds, struggling burns to his arms.
“Important learnings have been drawn from these investigations that will travel our steady mission to increase security in Formulation 1 and international motor sport,” reported FIA President Jean Todt.
The FIA reported it was now doing work in a range of locations to increase security, including a style and design review of security fuel bladder installations and inspection hatches in all solitary-seater groups.
Perform will also be performed to increase the warmth resistance of gloves and research conducted into new kinds of crash boundaries.
The FIA reported its security division conducted investigations into 19 significant accidents linked to circuit racing previous yr.