News Details

Kobayashi leaps to safety from burning car

Kamui Kobayashi had to make a hurried exit from his car on Friday when he felt the heat more than any other driver on a blazing day for opening practice for the German Grand Prix. The 28-year-old Japanese realised something was wrong before his Caterham car began to create a burning smell and then burst into flames. On a day of searing heat when the track temperature at the Hockenheim circuit was recorded at 58 degrees Celsius, he reacted by leaping clear and joining the track marshals in fighting the blaze with a fire extinguisher. "It all happened very fast in second free practice, when we went out for the first run early and completed ten laps," said Kobayshi, a driver known...
Full Story »
1y ago from SuperSport.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Kobayashi jumps to safety from burning car

Kamui Kobayashi gets airborne Kamui Kobayashi had to make a hurried exit...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

German Grand Prix - FP1 results

1. Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes-Mercedes 1m 19.131s 29 laps 2. Lewis...
1y ago from Crash.net

Rosberg edges Hamilton in first practice

– Nico Rosberg set the pace in Friday morning's opening free...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

Practice 1 Results: 2014 German Grand Prix

Practice 1 Results: 2014 German Grand PrixPosted On 18 Jul 2014By :...
1y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Vinales: I'm torn between Suzuki and Yamaha

Suzuki rider Maverick Vinales admits he is struggling to decide between...
56m ago from Motorsport.com

Redding “upbeat” that new Michelins will reduce...

Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Scott Redding is pinning his hopes on a softer...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

Tech 3 eyes Espargaro-Folger line-up for 2017

Tech 3 boss Herve Poncharal has hinted that a line-up of Pol Espargaro and...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Lorenzo targets more Le Mans success

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo says he is looking forward to...
7h ago from SuperSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDYCAR: Glen, Gateway top replacement options

IndyCar could return to Watkins Glen or the Gateway oval in place of its...
2h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Dome skids still divisive after Texas test

Opinions of IndyCar's dome skids remain divided after the safety feature...
1d ago from Racer.com

IndyCar should use spec aerokit to improve racing,...

Team Penske’s Will Power says that if the Verizon IndyCar Series does...
22h ago from Motorsport.com

Jack Brabham named in Indianapolis honour list

The late Sir Jack Brabham has been honoured on a list naming the 100 most...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

World RX returns to German F1 track for DTM and...

Twenty-one 600bhp World RX Supercars will compete at the...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

They're alive!

Look at them go! I would imagine Toyota will not cease testing and...

Bumper entry for Portugal's WRC clash

80 entries includes three year record for World Rally Cars
1d ago from WRC.com

New look for Corsica encounter

Tour de Corse organisers ring changes for 2016
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Prem: Will Spurs finish above Arsenal?

nham are in search of finishing above Arsenal as they take on a...
2h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Man City's Joe Hart turns attention to Arsenal after...

City went further than they've done before in the competition but were...
3h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal unwilling to pay for £2.4m-a-year star if...

With 40 starts to his name is all competitions, including eight in the...
4h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal midfielder: I want a £60,000-per-week contract

GETTY SNUB: Mathieu Flamini wants £60,000-a-week salary The French...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News

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.