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 »
9mo 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...
9mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

German Grand Prix - FP1 results

1. Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes-Mercedes 1m 19.131s 29 laps 2. Lewis...
9mo ago from Crash.net

Rosberg edges Hamilton in first practice

– Nico Rosberg set the pace in Friday morning's opening free...
9mo ago from GPUpdate.net

Practice 1 Results: 2014 German Grand Prix

Practice 1 Results: 2014 German Grand PrixPosted On 18 Jul 2014By :...
9mo ago from ThisIsF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Rossi closes in on 200th GP podium

Rossi’s win in Argentina was the 199th time that he has stood on the...
1h ago from MotoGP.com

More details emerge of Marquez injury

Further details have emerged regarding Saturday's finger injury for...
23h ago from Crash.net

Rossi & Marquez set to resume duel in Jerez

Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez look set to resume their duel for the...
22h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Montoya and Kimball disagree, both critical of race...

After a frantic IndyCar race at Barber, multiple drivers were left with...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Tander to make Formula Ford comeback

Leanne Tander is set to make a full comeback to the Australian Formula...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Five worthless opinions: Honda Grand Prix of Alabama...

Mark Wilkinson looks at this past weekend's IndyCar race and how it sets...
16h ago from Motorsport.com

MILLER: One we've all been waiting for

It was a well-deserved and rewarding day for Josef Newgarden, Sarah...
6h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

David Higgins brings home rally win for Subaru

Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew three for three. Subaru Rally Team USA...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

Encouraging start to World RX for Marklund Motorsport

Team Marklund Motorsport had an encouraging start to the FIA World...
15h ago from Motorsport.com

Pirelli Enjoy Positive Rally Argentina

Tyre manufacturer Pirelli enjoyed a positive outing on the XION Rally...
13h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Quinn on top in Targa Tasmania

Tony Quinn and Naomi Tillett hold a narrow lead after the first day of...
11h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Harry Redknapp: 'Arsenal need two or three players to...

Harry Redknapp believes that Arsenal are two or three players away from...
1h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Reports - Arsenal target contacted by Inter Milan...

Arsenal target Paulo Dybala has been contacted by Inter Milan boss...
1h ago from TalkSport.com

Ranking five Arsenal goalkeeping options this summer,...

We have been linked with a move for Chelsea shot-stopper Petr Cech...
2h ago from AllArsenal.com

Arsenal's rising star included in pundit's team of the...

Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin was included in Garth Crooks's team of...
1h ago from AllArsenal.com

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.