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Johnny Herbert miraculously survives to race another day

On this day in 1988, a horrendous crash at Brands Hatch practically ended Johnny Herbert's career in motorsport. The F3000 racer sustained huge damage to his legs when his Eddie Jordan Racing Reynard tangled with Gregor Foitek's Lola and hit the barriers head-on at Pilgrim's Drop. Harrowing hours followed for Herbert as doctors at Queen Mary's Hospital in Sidcup debated whether to amputate his left foot. As for Johnny's racing career, the doctors were adamant that it was definitely over. Ultimately however, thanks to the insistence of family and friends, the medical crews did their very best to put the 24-year-old's limbs back together. Six months later, and although he could stand on his...
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