Carlos Sainz Says F1’s Halo ‘stored Two Lives’ At Silverstone After Zhou Guanyu, Roy Nissany Crashes

Zhou Guanyu was flipped the other way up and over the obstacles on the begin of the British GP while inside the F2 guide race, Dennis Hauger’s automobile landed on top of Roy Nissany’s; “We occasionally criticise the FIA however you want to offer it to them,” said Silverstone F1 winner Carlos SainzBy Matt Morlidge at Silverstone

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Last Updated: 03/07/22 9:44pm

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Sky F1’s Karun Chandhok hails the halo tool that helped keep the lives of each Zhou Guanyu in Formula One and Roy Nissany in Formula Two.

Sky F1’s Karun Chandhok hails the halo tool that helped keep the lives of each Zhou Guanyu in Formula One and Roy Nissany in Formula Two.

Carlos Sainz has hailed the halo safety tool after a dramatic day at Silverstone, claiming it “stored two lives” following Zhou Guanyu’s massive crash inside the F1 race and Dennis Hauger and Roy Nissany’s F2 collision.

There have been two harrowing crashes on Sunday at the British GP.

At the begin of the F1 showpiece, Zhou’s Alfa Romeo changed into flipped upside down at 160mph at the primary bend earlier than skidding across the gravel and over the tyre barrier, into the seize fencing.

Earlier in F2 help race, Hauger’s automobile landed on top of Nissany’s.

Incredibly, all drivers worried were unhurt, however both the incidents should have killed drivers without the halo, which sits on pinnacle of the cockpits and became first delivered onto vehicles – to a good deal grievance over aesthetics – in 2018.

“We every now and then criticise the FIA [F1’s governing body] however you need to offer it to them, how plenty they’ve been assisting us,” stated Ferrari motive force Sainz, the eventual British GP winner. “They’ve stored in all likelihood lives.

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A awful crash within the commencing lap of the British GP saw Zhou Guanyu’s Alfa Romeo flip the wrong way up and pass over the protection barriers. The Chinese driving force turned into conscious and went to the circuit’s scientific centre to go through assessment.

A bad crash inside the starting lap of the British GP saw Zhou Guanyu’s Alfa Romeo turn the other way up and go over the safety barriers. The Chinese motive force became conscious and went to the circuit’s medical centre to go through assessment.

“We want to present it to them, [for] the amazing work in protection.”

Zhou’s car ended up lodged on its facet close to spectators but he changed into conscious all through the crash before he turned into stretchered to clinic, where he turned into given the all-clear. He back to the paddock in a while Sunday.

“When I noticed it, I turned into absolutely bowled over,” explained Sainz. “It become awesome. The reality he got here out of it… is crazy. I find it notable that you could pop out of it.”

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The halo saves Roy Nissany as Dennis Hauger’s vehicle is launched over the pinnacle of the Williams check driver all through the F2 Feature race at Silverstone.

The halo saves Roy Nissany as Dennis Hauger’s vehicle is released over the top of the Williams check driving force at some point of the F2 Feature race at Silverstone.

Zhou additionally posted on social media on Thursday that the halo ‘saved me’.

The halo has been credited with saving many other lives, with Lewis Hamilton praising it after his crash with Max Verstappen at the 2021 Italian GP, and Charles Leclerc following the carnage on the begin of the Belgian GP in 2018. Perez: We shouldn’t communicate approximately driver revenue cap now

Zhou become hit through George Russell, who in flip turned into nudged with the aid of Pierre Gasly, to set off his scary crash on Sunday, even as Hauger turned into pressured off beam with the aid of Nissany earlier than launching into the air by means of a sausage kerb, again on pinnacle of him.

Nissany has been exceeded a five-vicinity grid drop for the subsequent race.

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Jenson Button and Damon Hill offer their mind on Zhou Guanyu’s horrendous crash on the start of the British GP.

Jenson Button and Damon Hill provide their thoughts on Zhou Guanyu’s horrendous crash on the begin of the British GP.

Sergio Perez completed second within the British GP and said he became “stunned” with the aid of the Zhou coincidence, which caused a lengthy purple flag before the race restarted with every other standing start.

“It’s been a while due to the fact that we saw such an accident like that,” said the Mexican. “It’s tough to see that and to attempt to delete it in your thoughts and consciousness on what you have to do.

“Well carried out to FIA because we’ve come an extended way.”

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Formula One CEO Stefano Domenicali expresses his relief that neither Zhou Guanyu nor Roy Nissany were significantly injured during Sunday’s racing at Silverstone.

Formula One CEO Stefano Domenicali expresses his comfort that neither Zhou Guanyu nor Roy Nissany have been significantly injured for the duration of Sunday’s racing at Silverstone.

Perez also said it ought to stop speculation over putting a cap on driving force salaries.

“We are the ones placing all of the risk available, giving a show,” stated Perez. “So I don’t suppose it’s an excellent element to be speakme approximately that shifting forwards. The most important issue today is not any one were given harm.”

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