News Details

Photo shows how close Chilton came to injury

Max Chilton says he was "inches' away from a serious injury or even possibly death at the British Grand Prix when a loose tyre from Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari flew past him. The grainy photo, taken from a fan video of the opening lap crash, shows a tyre carcass narrowly avoiding Chilton's helmet as he raced down the Wellington Straight. "I was saved by a matter of inches. I'm lucky to be here, to be honest, it was quite frightening," said the Marussia driver. Explaining what happened, he revealed that the tyre struck the nose and left-hand brake duct of his Marussia, which caused it to bounce away from his head. "It all started with Raikkonen's incident. He kind of...
Full Story »
2w ago from TheF1Times.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Mark Sutton: Story behind the shot - Britain

– Especially for lovers of motorsport photography, GPUpdate.net is...
2w ago from GPUpdate.net

Sun: Sauber, Marussia, Caterham

Sauber left the Britain without a single World Championship point while...
2w ago from PlanetF1.com

Marussia: Overwhelmingly positive day

Jules Bianchi Hot on the heels of last weekend’s British Grand Prix at...
2w ago from GrandPrix247.com

Williams duo lament missed opportunity

Williams Martini Racing Williams duo Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa...
2w ago from F1Zone.net

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.