In The Driver's Seat

F1 will further strengthen safety systems after dodging a bullet in Bahrain

Flames seen after Haas' Romain Grosjean crashed out at the start of the race at Bahrain Grand Prix on Nov 29, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS
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We cogitated for some time on Sunday (Nov 29) evening, after Romain Grosjean's terrifying accident on the opening lap of the Bahrain GP, where we had last seen a racing car burst into a ball of flame upon striking a steel barrier.

We decided that it was at Imola on April 23, 1989. Thirty-one years ago, when Gerhard Berger crashed - and survived.

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