Caterham F1 team Principal Tony Fernandes says that his team has individually been thanked by Formula 1 governing body (FIA) President Jean Todt, thanking our boys for helping put the fire out.
After the Spanish GP, the fire break-out the Williams garage caused by a fuel leak, contender ran to the scene to help the Williams crew in fighting the fire, 30+ people hospitalized, with four from Caterham, needing medical support.
“When I saw what happened in (the Williams) garage I was obviously concerned for the safety of my team and all the people from teams up and down the grid who showed incredible bravery, putting themselves in the middle of a very dangerous situation to help a fellow team,” Tony Fernandes said.
“Since the team returned to base I have received a very gracious communication from Jean Todt, thanking our boys for helping put the fire out.
“The actions of the Williams team, people from our team and everyone else who helped out, stopped the situation escalating and it makes me incredibly proud to be part of a sport that shows such bravery and spirit.
“For us, teams like Williams set the standards we must reach on track, but we showed on Sunday that when faced with adversity we behave like a championship-winning team.
“That spirit is at the heart of our team and it is what we will call on to keep progressing and keep fighting to emulate the teams ahead.”
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