Horrific crash at Silverstone: Alfa Romeo driver Zhou Guanyu repeats crash – “Worst of my life”

Horrific crash at Silverstone: Alfa Romeo driver Zhou Guanyu repeats crash – “Worst of my life”


Zhou Guanyu’s description in “Bild” is interesting. Then the Chinese refer to those events again.

In the British race, after Zhou’s car flipped over shortly after the start and flew over the rail in a burst of sparks, it smashed head-on into the gravel bed and crashed into the track’s safety fence.

“I know it’s coming. And I know it’s going to be the worst of my life,” the 23-year-old is aware of the impending impact and continues to explain: “My car skids on the gravel, picks up. and flies. I don’t know where. Then the impact.”

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After that he had to find his bearings. “I was conscious the whole time and I’m responding with immediate awareness again this time. I feel a cold liquid on my left leg. I’m not sure if it’s blood or flammable liquid, I turn off the engine,” he writes.

Zhou is still unharmed

At first the Chinese could not leave the damaged car alone. “After a while I can see the managers, but I can’t hear them,” he says and continues: “With their help I can get out of the car after what feels like forever.”

“What I can believe in the medical center itself: I don’t have a scratch. Amazing! ” said Zhou, who was almost miraculously unharmed despite the accident.

A few days later, the young man returned to daily training and began to prepare for the upcoming race in Spielberg: “Just three days later I’m back in the gym, training my upper body and neck. . I want to get back in the car.”

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