Romain Grosjean has returned to the System One paddock for the primary time since his fiery accident on the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Grosjean’s automotive break up in two and was engulfed in flames when it hit a barrier on the opening lap of Sunday’s race. It took 28 seconds for the 34-year-old to flee the wreckage earlier than being helped to security by Dr Ian Roberts, who arrived on the scene within the FIA medical automotive.
Grosjean spent three nights within the hospital earlier than being discharged on Wednesday morning after receiving therapy for burns on each arms. He has determined to remain in Bahrain this week the place this Sunday’s Sakhir Grand Prix can also be happening.
He might be changed by Haas reserve driver Pietro Fittipaldi this weekend however is hoping to make a restoration in time to participate on the closing spherical of the 2020 season in Abu Dhabi subsequent week, which can also be prone to be his final in F1.
On Thursday, he returned to the paddock to spend time along with his workforce and meet with Dr. Roberts and the medical automotive driver Alan van der Merwe, who have been among the many first folks to reach on the scene of the accident.
He additionally posed for photographs with monitor marshals and the FIA’s race director, Michael Masi.
Grosjean nonetheless had bandages on each arms and a assist on his left ankle. He was accompanied by his spouse, Marion, who flew from France earlier this week to be together with her husband.