Why Romain Grosjean surviving the crash wasn't JUST luck

30 nov 2020
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We were all so relieved to see Romain Grosjean walk away from the wreckage and a lot of people called it a miracle. This video explains how far safety has come in F1 and why the Haas driver wasn't just lucky. Get well soon, Romain!
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  • the halo looks cool too

    SimpNation !SimpNation !2 giorni fa
  • Jules Bianchi's crash was 2014, the halo came in 4 YEARS LATER

    MoontlyMoontly8 giorni fa
  • It is luck it not hapend in 2017

    Oliv GamingOliv Gaming13 giorni fa
  • Without halo romain would have died

    Berveri XxBerveri Xx17 giorni fa
  • Well the people who helped grosjean are going to heaven no way to hell

    Mr Horncat08Mr Horncat0820 giorni fa
  • Me after realising the crash happened on my birthday. I am bad luck

    Hinata CrowHinata Crow23 giorni fa
  • who would dislike this??????

    Lego DinosaurLego Dinosaur25 giorni fa
  • I'm glad Grosjean survived without any harm, but if you look at it the crash was 100% his fault he turned in on Kvyat and caused it. It could have definitely been avoidable, and I absolutely sympathize with him surviving but its because of situations like this he's known as Crashjean.

    ARKADEEP DASARKADEEP DAS28 giorni fa
  • Its the same thing with nascar, when Ryan Newman had his terrible crash at the Daytona 500 they added a bar down the windshield.

    William GWilliam G28 giorni fa
  • It's chilling to know that had any one of those many precautions been missing, Grosjean's career could've ended there.

    kinetickinetic29 giorni fa
  • And the F1 HALO saves the day. Twice. Yeah, twice. Spa 2018 and Bahrain 2020.

    Andre_Star777 #EndRacism #BlackLivesMatterAndre_Star777 #EndRacism #BlackLivesMatterMese fa
  • I think the car splitting might also help in getting the driver away from the (probably) destroyed engine after a crash.

    Chris OldhamsChris OldhamsMese fa
  • jheeze

    Albertus Nathan WidjajaAlbertus Nathan WidjajaMese fa
  • why are there so many bots right now in the comment section?

    Superpoika2Superpoika2Mese fa
  • romain got stuck in the car at one point because of the barrier and halo blocking the way

    StokarStokarMese fa
  • Grosjeans f1 car exploded because the fuel was in the middle

    Zineta GolacZineta GolacMese fa
  • And i'd like to add: the incredible physical condition these atletes have. To withstand a 50+G impact, stay calm af and keep thinking.

    VMDimiVMDimiMese fa
  • There was something powerful during the coverage about seeing the scorched halo completely in tact.

    LukeLukeMese fa
  • Ironically he was one of the drivers against the halo🤦‍♀️

    SHANEIZOIDSHANEIZOIDMese fa
  • I still don't get how people like niki lauda survived crashes like that in the 70s with nowhere near the safety of nowdays

    BazookaBazookaMese fa
  • No one Shall ever say sth against the halo!

    CrafterchenCrafterchenMese fa
  • ML STUDIO

    ThehanafiyahayaThehanafiyahayaMese fa
  • Interesting thoughts but to suggest "Grojean was clipped by Kvyat" is wrong. Clearly Grojean steered his car right and clipped Kvyat.

    doliio volaydoliio volayMese fa
    • please shut up

      Superpoika2Superpoika2Mese fa
  • I will never like the look of the halo its super "non F1" to me and no matter how many lives it safes Ill never like it But I do fully understand its inclusion

    Yuki YukinoYuki YukinoMese fa
  • It’s scary that that fire wasn’t even from all the fuel. Also scary that Ross Brawn knows the difference between fires

    bilinas minibilinas miniMese fa
  • ThAnK gOd he survived

    Marco FreiMarco FreiMese fa
    • detract from the sport visuially.

      doliio volaydoliio volayMese fa
  • Happy every day

    yuoop nokeyuoop nokeMese fa
  • Not luck, twas magic

    Luke ChartersLuke ChartersMese fa
  • The fire-proof features of the gloves must be improved

    Charlotte LauCharlotte LauMese fa
    • 7 seconds to go out from car not 10

      bilinas minibilinas miniMese fa
  • Fun fact daniil is Russian for daniel.

    The Racing NerdThe Racing NerdMese fa
  • Happy every day

    pida siouypida siouyMese fa
    • Much better video including Grosjean than the best reactions vid

      yuoop nokeyuoop nokeMese fa
  • why cant f1 just ask nascar for safer barriers its better for avoiding crashes like these and make the track more safer then just rails but tires are still safe but not solid and lifts up

    bono4477 nascar robloxbono4477 nascar robloxMese fa
  • At 1:02 does anyone see a devil in the fire?

    strungoutkidstrungoutkidMese fa
  • What an irony of fate it is that grosjean was against a halo and that possibly saved his life

    Phoenix WrightPhoenix WrightMese fa
    • that he walked away and that means everything natural and probably supernatural came to play and at the end we have a miracle...

      pida siouypida siouyMese fa
  • I don’t know much about F1 racing, but who cares what the halo looks like? Aren’t people focused on the race and not what the cars look like? And since it objectively saved a man’s life, why is it even a talking point? I’m confused

    HowardMoonHowardMoonMese fa
  • Not luck but miracle*

    Francesco MorganteFrancesco MorganteMese fa
  • good video

    AbocrafterAbocrafterMese fa
  • They should put that survival cell on display in the entrance of the HAAS team hq. Just as a reminder

    butti fdftbutti fdftMese fa
  • If this was the 90s or even early 2000s, they would have been carting away a body.

    zuygj bnsvzuygj bnsvMese fa
    • So happy why he survived is the subject and not its counterpart. Really sad that that was the last Grojie action in an F1 car though.

      butti fdftbutti fdftMese fa
  • Imagine if Jules Bianchi have halo on his car before 😢

    Christian RendyChristian RendyMese fa
    • I think they should name the straight between turn 3 and 4 the Grosjean straight.

      butti fdftbutti fdftMese fa
  • It is too safe today. Drivers wouldn't hang around so long if they were really in fear of being killed in the car. Records keep getting broken because of safety improvements. Nobody should walk away from a crash like that. But make no mistake, Grosjean caused the crash by turning in to Kvyat. I didn't like the idea of the halo but actually it doesn't detract from the sport visuially.

    ThePhilGrimmThePhilGrimmMese fa
    • those found in F1, IMSA, WEC, NASCAR, INDY etc are truly real-life Jedi.

      butti fdftbutti fdftMese fa
  • "Honestly, when you crash enough you start to become immune to the injuries. That is why I have crashed so much." - Romain Grosjean, probably.

    Lost AloneLost AloneMese fa
  • 7 seconds to go out from car not 10

    Boštjan OcvirkBoštjan OcvirkMese fa
  • It wasn't just luck but it actually was

    andTutinandTutinMese fa
  • Much better video including Grosjean than the best reactions vid

    shit names shouldnt be allowedshit names shouldnt be allowedMese fa
  • Still I honestly cannot fathom what grosjean was seeing from his POV sat in the middle of that fire

    wai tsangwai tsangMese fa
  • Kind of crazy that just 3 years earlier no one could have survived that crash without the halo

    laskin riubnlaskin riubnMese fa
    • If it weren't for the halo the barrier should've impacted on grosjeans head injuring him if not instantly fracturing his neck.

      cnmmd qiuoocnmmd qiuooMese fa
  • above all else, he did need a miracle regardless of technology. Even if everything mentioned, had we seen a different outcome, no one would be surprised. But we are surprised that he walked away and that means everything natural and probably supernatural came to play and at the end we have a miracle...

    Kyrylo KKyrylo KMese fa
  • The fuel cells should be moved away from the cockpit, so if anything catch fire it’s the back

    BenBenMese fa
    • there would be no space for the engine then cause you have to fit 100 kilos of fuel into a tight space already with an engine radiators ect

      RegularJaxonRegularJaxonMese fa
    • where all the halo haters are now? probably hiding in some cage ...

      laskin riubnlaskin riubnMese fa
  • You can say experience played a part in romains survival

    Ben HollandersBen HollandersMese fa
  • Not a miracle, but the application of science. Science works, bitches.

    Alessandro BAlessandro BMese fa
    • Calm down

      Ricardo FloresRicardo FloresMese fa
  • Romain himself was a big factor, he fought through that on his own, no panic just did what was needed. HERO.

    LokiLokiMese fa
  • I think they should name the straight between turn 3 and 4 the Grosjean straight.

    Josh JessJosh JessMese fa
  • So happy why he survived is the subject and not its counterpart. Really sad that that was the last Grojie action in an F1 car though.

    Josh JessJosh JessMese fa
  • Regardless of the fact that they drive around like the cars are of full of lead weight, I am a Haas fan. I met Gene Haas when he came to oversee the installation of a Haas 5 axis milling center at the tech school I went to in North Carolina in 2009 just after he joined forces with Tony Stewart in NASCAR and well before Haas F1 was founded. Living in the pacific time zone, I either have to stay up super late or wake up super early to catch most F1 races, so I was nursing my fourth cup of coffee when the lights went out on Sunday... Sitting here on my sofa, watching those fires rage... That is going to take a LONG time to forget. The deaths of Dale Earnhardt Sr and Adam Petty helped save the lives of NASCAR drivers. It was the safety innovations following Dan Wheldon's death helped save the lives of Indy Car drivers like Dario Franchitti. Without Sebastien Enjolras and Allan Simonsen and others, Memo Gidley would have died behind the wheel of the GainsCo Red Dragon at the 24 Hours of Daytona. Jules Bianchi is the reason that Romain Grosjean's children didn't lose their father, and the reason that multiple other drivers have be able to escape serious injury this season. There is no "safe" motorsport, I learned that as a kid racing mini-cup throughout the American south... Freak accidents, unpredictable flukes, unlucky chances, all of these haunt race tracks around the globe. I have scars to this day from an accident, and that was just in kids car which was basically just a kart with a replica full car body on it with a little honda engine. Top level race drivers like those found in F1, IMSA, WEC, NASCAR, INDY etc are truly real-life Jedi.

    Mathias GreywolfMathias GreywolfMese fa
  • Maybe they should have some special kind of vehicle with a foam cannon or something designed to put out the flames of a burning F1 cockpit following for the first couple of turns alongside the medical car.

    Anton SundinAnton SundinMese fa
  • Todo ayudo, perp sobre todo que no perdiera el conocomiento, si pasaba eso se cocinaba. Todo esto era evitable si el circuito tuviera medidas de seguridad, de tenerlas era un choque mas de los que hay en casi todas las carreras. Saludos

    Chester VaghaChester VaghaMese fa
  • Truly amazing

    Chris MorrisonChris MorrisonMese fa
  • Please change from why to how in title

    Lone CrusaderLone CrusaderMese fa
  • one fact this video forgets to mention, though, the drivers' fitness nowadays! fangio wouldn't be able to do what grosjean accomplished

    Pique DardPique DardMese fa
  • If it weren't for the halo the barrier should've impacted on grosjeans head injuring him if not instantly fracturing his neck.

    Joe juniorJoe juniorMese fa
  • That one mashall who ran across the track doesn't get enough credit. That firehose of an extinguisher was very needed.

    Dwain HenryDwain HenryMese fa
  • 2052 FIA Formula 1 New Safety Change: Dont Use A Driver , Use a Radio Control F1 Car

    Rahmad Excell WirayudhaRahmad Excell WirayudhaMese fa
    • I was asleep when I happend I woke up to my friends blowing up my phone asking if I saw the crash

      cnmmd qiuoocnmmd qiuooMese fa
  • Expectation: merc 1-2 with Verstappen on 3rd Reality: crash

    Techno CatTechno CatMese fa
    • Matching the background colour on the video to youtubes dark theme is such a nice addition, but yes horrific crash

      cnmmd qiuoocnmmd qiuooMese fa
  • where all the halo haters are now? probably hiding in some cage ...

    agradinaagradinaMese fa
  • 90% was the suit or he would have been burn alive and 10% halo.

    agradinaagradinaMese fa
  • As someone who's been severely against halo, I'm officially stopping doubting the importance of halo. We've had incidents until now where it was said the halo saved someone's life. But from what I've seen, the "saved someone's life" was an overinflated statement. The situation was definitely less dangerous, but saving someone's life was still kind of debatable. In this incident I however have to unconditionally surrender to halo.

    Richard UrbanecRichard UrbanecMese fa
  • FIA : We need to improve driver safety so that they won't get decapitated [HALO is introduced] Fans and drivers alike : Uh, it's ugly [HALO saves Leclerc twice, Russell, and now Grosjean] Fans and drivers : surprised Pikachu face

    Operator MilesOperator MilesMese fa
  • Probably the most brilliant aspect was Romain himself, who had the abilitiy to unbuckle himself whilst covered in flames, most likely disorientated, extract himself from a tight position, and then respond to the most likely urgings from the marshall/doctor the head towards them. I dare say a lot of people would have panicked in such a situation losing vital seconds and options.

    Macavity QuaideMacavity QuaideMese fa
    • He probably would’ve been so shook from the impact alone, so many of the drivers take their time out of the car when crashed, so that also

      Lucas DunbarLucas DunbarMese fa
  • His fitness level is also another key element. He didn’t faint during the crash!!! If he did, we all would be mourning him!!!!

    Bruno DECOURCYBruno DECOURCYMese fa
  • Idk why there were debate first place. For me at least the look is kinda cool. And we are not the one who driving it. If driver says it’s okay and keeps them safe we have no power to say anything against it.

    dodododoMese fa
  • Everyone: the halo is so ugly Everyone after Bahrain: all hail the halo

    HarryAGHarryAGMese fa
  • As a Stewart Haas NASCAR fan when I saw this I was in awe. And I was so relieved to know he was ok

    Fan of the4 carFan of the4 carMese fa
  • We all know Romain is out of F1 this year, and all drivers want to end on a bang, but this is not what we had in mind Romain. Get well soon.

    drttyu liqmdrttyu liqmMese fa
  • Grosjan did all by himself the safety car didnt do anything with helping him out

    Sjon DoeiSjon DoeiMese fa
  • He was in there for 28 seconds actually.

    tg72201tg72201Mese fa
  • Sorry, not a miracle. Science and hard work.

    Nathan LinglerNathan LinglerMese fa
    • true

      drttyu liqmdrttyu liqmMese fa
  • Matching the background colour on the video to youtubes dark theme is such a nice addition, but yes horrific crash

    Jerr DerrJerr DerrMese fa
  • I was asleep when I happend I woke up to my friends blowing up my phone asking if I saw the crash

    Trowbridge GamingTrowbridge GamingMese fa
  • They also use fire proof under wear

    Doug SchiefelbeinDoug SchiefelbeinMese fa
  • They should replace the mirrors with camera's so the driver has more viewing angle. Wich was the reason behind Grosjeans crash. It's better to prevent a crash than installing safer barriers

    pjan2pjan2Mese fa
  • The barrier was scared of romain

    Na MeNa MeMese fa
  • If Romain had broken a leg or hip, it would have been a different story. He would not have been able to get out. The marshals were amateurs, even though they tried their best. You need a professional to put the flames around the driver out, cut him loose and pull him out ON TIME. The capsule around the driver did exactly what it was designed to do. GROSJEAN GOT OUT BY HIMSELF.

    manolis sakelarismanolis sakelarisMese fa
  • If Romain had broken a leg or hip, it would have been a different story. He would not have been able to get out. The marshals were amateurs, even though they tried their best. You need a professional to put the flames around the driver out, cut him loose and pull him out ON TIME. The capsule around the driver did exactly what it was designed to do. GROSJEAN GOT OUT BY HIMSELF.

    manolis sakelarismanolis sakelarisMese fa
  • I thought the extraction test was 7 seconds, not 10. Used to be 5 seconds, but extended it by 2 seconds due to the halo.

    ItsMe!ItsMe!Mese fa
  • The FIA did a wonderful job I hope they keep going and becoming better even.

    Real AmericanReal AmericanMese fa
  • Imagine being the "inventor" of the halo. Thats a proud moment in his/her career!

    Niek✔Niek✔Mese fa
    • @Steve Barlow Oh okay, thanks for the info

      Niek✔Niek✔Mese fa
    • I believe it was primarily the joint efforts of Ferrari and Mercedes engineers.

      Steve BarlowSteve BarlowMese fa
  • I remember watching my heros in the early 1970‘s. I wonder where we would be now if it had not been for Jackie Stewart. Some did not understand why he wanted to make racing safer and if he could not live with the danger then he should find another job! Motorsport will never be 100% safe, but it could always be safer. Also not forgetting the tremendous contribution of Prof. Sid Watkins.

    ExoTiC Automotive AdventuresExoTiC Automotive AdventuresMese fa
  • How could Braun have watched the impact and think this is a few litres of fuel burning ? This is the entire fuel load going up.

    boeingdriver29boeingdriver29Mese fa
  • *You actually DO NOT explain how a Human being managed to survived a hit of 53G it is physically impossible*

    Effect PhoenixEffect PhoenixMese fa
  • Am I the only that thinks HALO is good

    C JordanC JordanMese fa
  • true

    KnightShamanKnightShamanMese fa
  • Now we just need SAFER barriers installed instead of the Armco barriers. No idea why they haven't done it sooner, Armco barriers don't bode well for open wheel cars.

    SulphurousSulphurousMese fa
  • I cried... Still don't know why

    Alec De BekkerAlec De BekkerMese fa
  • If the fuel cell had ruptured, the fire would have been 100 times bigger. I agree that this fire is only 3-4 kg. The fuel probably came from ruptured fuel lines. For those who remember Hockenheim in 1994, they only spilled 3-4 kg in that fire also.

    StarfleetCommand71StarfleetCommand71Mese fa
  • I think i found a reason of how the car caught fire, here's why So, when you split the car in half the fuel tank is in the middle of the car, and when it split in half, the fuel tank is also split in half. Due to the car only starting the race the tank had barely lost any fuel So when the car split in half about a full tank spilled on the raging hot engine causing to make the huge fire. Like if this made you understand more

    SkeppySkeppyMese fa
  • The barrier failing nearly killed him

    Timoto58Timoto58Mese fa
  • Bruh Kvyat crashed 2 drivers in that Grand Prix

    GajuGajuMese fa
  • The halo is a engineering masterpiece!

    Regdu GehtRegdu GehtMese fa
  • Look the vid, Grosjean’s car makes red lights before the crash. It was Grosjean’s or the ERS system?

    TaceenTaceenMese fa
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