ABU DHABI — Nico Hulkenberg was concerned in a scary, fiery accident on the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix when his automobile was knocked right into a scary barrel roll on the opening lap.

Hulkenberg clipped the entrance of Romain Grosjean’s Haas automobile on the chicane on the finish of the lengthy backstraight at Yas Marina. That despatched his yellow and black Renault into the air, the place it flipped over and landed in opposition to the barrier.

There was briefly a fireplace on the again finish of his automobile. Hulkenberg opened his radio channel to say: “”Holy s—! I am hanging right here like a cow [??}. Get me out, there’s fireplace, there’s fireplace”


Large collision involving Grosjean and Hulkenberg sends the Renault driver flying 💥😮

Fortunately he confirms on workforce radio that he’s okay 👍#F1 #AbuDhabiGP pic.twitter.com/QBPgO7Ow2J

— System 1 (@F1) November 25, 2018

RADIO: “Nico, are you okay?”

HUL: “Yeah – however I am hanging right here like a cow… get me out of this automobile!”#AbuDhabiGP 🇦🇪 #F1 pic.twitter.com/tDNTvGFAJQ

— System 1 (@F1) November 25, 2018

The trackside marshals have been shortly on hand to extinguish the flames. The Renault was soon turned again onto its appropriate facet and Hulkenberg was ready to climb out of the automobile.

The stewards briefly investigated the incident however soon declared it will take no additional motion. Hulkenberg had handed Grosjean on the within of the chicane however appeared to lose sight of the Haas automobile on the exit, with the Frenchman caught on the within when contact was made.

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