Schumacher in hospital after crash as debate over GP hots up

Mick Schumacher was airlifted to hospital after struggling a high-speed crash – lower than 24 hours after the Saudi Arabian GP was plunged into doubt following a missile assault, writes BEN HUNT.

Drivers spent over 4 hours deliberating whether or not to participate on this race after a gas depot was hit simply six miles away by Houthis rebels.

But it surely was the on-track security that was the main focus final evening, as this race – dubbed ‘the quickest road circuit on this planet’, comes with excessive hazard.

The Jeddah Corniche Circuit options lengthy straights, little-run off areas and concrete partitions.

All through Saturday, the observe motion was steadily dropped at a cease for crashes. However none extra spectacular than Schuamcher’s, the son of seven-time world champ, Michael.

Mick, who this turned 23, ploughed into the wall at round 150mph, destroying his Haas automotive within the course of.

Medics had been instantly deployed together with the ambulance and, after being extracted from the wreckage, he was despatched to the medical centre for checks.

His Haas staff confirmed that the German was acutely aware and had phoned his mum Corinna to let her know he was okay.

He was then transferred on a stretcher to a ready medical helicopter.
Shrouded by a inexperienced blanket, he was then taken to  King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, for precautionary checks.

After a 57 minute delay, Sergio Perez took his first pole place of his F1 profession in 215 makes an attempt.


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