Romain Grosjean crash, wife, net worth, children, facts about the Haas F1 driver and his recovery updates.
Romain Grosjean is a racing driver, currently racing for the Haas F1 Team.
Romain Grosjean is to be discharged from hospital on Tuesday having escaped from a life-threatening accident at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Haas driver has been thoroughly examined but sustained only burns to his hands after the car burst into flames.
Romain Grosjean was born on 17 April 1986 and he is 34years.
Romain Grosjean was born in Geneva, Switzerland.
He is the great-grandson of Edgar Brandt, weapon designer and founder of Brandt.
Romain Grosjean to leave hospital but miss next race after Bahrain fireball.
Romain Grosjean is worth $20million .
Romain Grosjean, who races under the French flag in Formula One, holds dual Franco-Swiss nationality.
Romain Grosjean is 1.8m tall.
Grosjean married French journalist and television presenter Marion Jollès Grosjean on 27 June 2012 in Chamonix. They have been together with since 2008.
On 29 July 2013, Romain Grosjean and wife gave birth to a son, Sacha. They have a second child named Simon who was born on 16 May 2015.
On 29 September 2015, it was announced that Grosjean would race for the Haas F1 Team, who were joining the Formula One grid for the 2016 season. He was partnered by former Sauber driver and Ferrari test driver Esteban Gutiérrez. In the team’s first race, the Australian Grand Prix, Grosjean finished sixth to record Haas’ first points and making them the first team since Toyota Racing to score points in their debut. He was eventually voted Formula One’s first Driver of the Day. Grosjean scored again in the following Bahrain Grand Prix by finishing in the fifth position, winning Driver of the Day again.
He initially continued in the test driver role at Renault for 2009, but took over Piquet’s seat in the wake of the Crashgate controversy from the European Grand Prix onwards. Grosjean qualified 14th at the European Grand Prix. He was knocked out of Q2 0.323 seconds off the pace of team mate Fernando Alonso.
He finished 15th in the race after a first lap collision with Luca Badoer necessitated a stop for a new front wing. For the next round in Belgium Grosjean qualified 19th, which he blamed on traffic and yellow flags. In the race he was eliminated on the first lap after a collision with Jenson Button.
At the Italian Grand Prix, Grosjean qualified a career best 12th, but made a poor start, damaged his car with contact at the first corner, spun on the second lap, and finished 15th. He described himself as “very disappointed” after the race.
Grosjean was confirmed as Renault’s test driver for 2008, replacing Nelson Piquet Jr., who graduated to a race seat. He drove a Formula One car for the first time at the UK round of the 2008 World Series by Renault weekend at Silverstone on 7 and 8 June 2008, where he gave a number of demonstrations of the previous year’s R27 car.
Video of how Romain Grosjean survived.