Connect with us

2015 F1

Huge crash for Sainz at Russian GP third practice



Huge crash for Sainz at Russian GP third practice

Huge crash for Sainz at Russian GP third practice

From Live Updates: “Bad-looking crash for Sainz – head-on at Turn 13, car is buried deeply into the barriers, medical crew in attendance.”

Third and final practice session for the Russian Grand Prix was delayed following Carlos Sainz suffered a huge crash 35 minutes into the run.

The Spaniard was pictured underneath barriers and marshalls and medical team were quickly on the sight.

Sainz lost control of his car when heading into the high-speed turn 13, with the Toro Rosso hitting the wall before carrying straight on into the TechPro barriers.

Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost said: ‘Carlos is conscious, he’s with the doctors now. They will see if he can continue the race weekend.’

Sainz’s Toro Rosso team reported that they had lost communication with him after the crash.

‘We lost the power of the car, so we don’t know,’ an engineer told team-mate Max Verstappen when he asked if Sainz was okay.

Freshly – Governing body FIA confirm the driver is conscious, we have seen him taken from the car and we are just waiting to see what happened.


Latest Results

Latest F1 News

2018 F11 day ago

Raikkonen move means ‘Sauber is now Ferrari’ – Ecclestone

  Bernie Ecclestone has applauded Kimi Raikkonen’s move to Sauber. Raikkonen, 39, surprised the F1 world by signing up with...

2018 F12 days ago

McLaren split boost Honda progress – Verstappen

Max Verstappen admits he is getting excited about 2019. Recently highly critical of Renault, the Dutchman finished second behind Ferrari’s...

2018 F12 days ago

I’m “very happy” to join Sauber F1 for 2019 – Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen says he is “very happy” to join Sauber for 2019, even though he finally ended his winning drought...

2018 F12 days ago

F1 chequered flag rules changed for 2019

F1 has changed a long-standing rule about the iconic chequered flag. In Montreal this year, the end of the Canadian...

2018 F12 days ago

Max made brilliant P2, what a drive from P18 – Red Bull

Max Verstappen took a remarkable drive to second from 18th place on the grid at the United States Grand Prix,...

2018 F12 days ago

Magnussen facing disqualification from US Grand Prix

Kevin Magnussen is facing disqualification from United States Grand Prix after it was detected that the Haas speedy exceeded the...

2018 F12 days ago

Raikkonen troll Hamilton after US Grand Prix win?

Race winner Kimi Raikkonen and second podium finisher Max Verstappen, both asked Lewis Hamilton whether he had still become the...

2018 F12 days ago

Raikkonen wins his first race in 2044 days by claiming US GP

Ferrari speedy Kimi Raikkonen wins US Grand Prix. Its ends his 113-race wait for a top podium. Lewis Hamilton finish...

2018 F12 days ago

How can Lewis Hamilton win the fifth F1 title at the US Grand Prix

Mercedes speedy Lewis Hamilton took a big step near to sealing his fifth F1 world title after securing his Mercedes...

2018 F12 days ago

Verstappen quiet over female-only series

Max Verstappen is keeping his mouth shut about the new female-only open wheeler category. When the ‘W Series’ concept was...

Most Popular is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media