MICK SCHUMACHER miraculously escaped a terrifying 170mph crash during qualifying for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at the weekend.
The Haas star, 23, smashed into a concrete wall after losing control over a kerb as his wrecked car was sent flying down the track with the Formula One world panicking.
Medics rushed onto the track to check on the German, with reports quickly filtering through that he was conscious and talking.
His car, ومع ذلك, was left in tatters and even split into two as cranes worked to get it off the track.
Despite being fit to race, Haas ordered Schumacher to sit the race out as both and he the car recovered for the Australian Grand Prix on the weekend of April 7-10.
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في يوم الاحد, Schumacher revealed he was “alright” و “not too sore either”.
But after his on-board footage of the smash was shown by Sky Sports on Sunday, it’s incredible the young racer escaped with barely a scratch.
Schumacher can be seen losing control over a kerb and flying into the concrete wall before bouncing off and flying down the track with absolutely no control and car parts spilling everywhere.
Additional footage – shared by a fan sitting in the grandstand directly behind the crash – shows the horrifying impact and aftermath.
الأكثر قراءة في رياضة السيارات
انضم إلى صن فيجاس: احصل على مكافأة مجانية بقيمة 10 جنيهات إسترلينية مع 100s من الألعاب للعب ولا يلزم إيداع (ت&تطبق Cs)
لحسن الحظ, Schumacher walked away with minimal injuries and was passed fit to race having qualified 14th.
But his team decided to sit the race out to prepare for Melbourne.
في يوم الاحد, Schumacher had his say on the crash, telling Sky Sports: “We had a small slide going through turn nine which then upset temperatures in the tyre and also positioning.
“Coming to the curb I was 20 to 30cms wide of where I wanted to be so the rear tyre dropped over the curb.
“The moment we touch a curb we lose contact to the ground and that means there is nothing holding us back from spinning.
“I saw a few other guys have a similar issue, except they were able to catch it.”
When asked if the Saudi track, which made its F1 debut only last year, is safe – أضاف: “I think there are things we have to have a look at.
“I don’t know what happens in the future. But if so, we need to have a serious discussion about it.”