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Vindication and lessons in wake of Grosjean crash

Romain Grosjean's miraculous escape from a fiery crash in the Bahrain Grand Prix was a testament to Formula 1´s improved safety standards but it also emphasized why the sport cannot relent in its never-ending quest to reduce racing fatalities. The Frenchman, who is set to be discharged from hospital on Tuesday, limped away from his Haas with little more than burns to his hands and not a broken bone in his body. But the car, ripped in half by the 53G impact, broke through the protective safety barrier lining the floodlit Sakhir track and burst into flames, in images evocative of a more dangerous era for Formula One. 'The guardrail is not supposed to fail like that,' Ferrari´s four-times...
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