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Five things that saved Grosjean’s life

Romain Grosjean was lucky to escape with his life after a horrendous fiery crash at the start of the Bahrain Grand Prix - but much of that luck came through design. Safety has progressed dramatically in recent years, but sometimes an event like that which happened in Bahrain pushes things almost to their limits. Luckily, Grosjean was able to walk away, and here are five reasons why he did. Article continues under video Halo protection The biggest saviour was the Halo and it is likely that without it the result of the crash would have been very different. The central pillar in its design appears to have played a crucial part in saving Grosjean’s life, effectively parting the barriers over...
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