Max Chilton says that he was fortunate to narrowly avoid serious injury after his car was struck by a piece of debris from Kimi Raikkonen’s opening lap accident. Raikkonen crashed out heavily at Aintree at the entry to the Wellington Straight, hitting the right hand retaining wall before skating across the track, collecting the Williams of Felipe Massa and forcing Caterham’s Kamui Kobayashi to take to the grass.
Amid the accident a wheel broke loose, striking Chilton’s Marussia, causing significant damage to the front of the 23-year-old’s car.
“I am lucky to be here,” the Englishman told The Sun. “It was frightening, to be honest.
“It was a tense moment because Räikkönen...
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