MICK SCHUMACHER has damaged his silence after being flown to a hospital in Saudi Arabia.
Mick Schumacher has posted an replace after being taken to hospital (Picture: GETTY)
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Mick Schumacher has spoken out for the primary time since his horror 170mph crash throughout Saudi Arabian Grand Prix qualifying. The Haas star span into the wall at high-speed and the preliminary indicators have been worrying.
Happily, the 23-year-old was acutely aware and capable of switch into the again of an ambulance with the assistance of medical workers. After a quick evaluation on the Jeddah circuit, Schumacher was despatched to a neighborhood hospital by helicopter for additional checkups.
Haas have pulled their driver out of Sunday’s race and can solely area one automotive within the occasion with Schumacher to spend the evening in hospital – from the place the German has posted an replace on his situation.
“Hello everybody, I simply needed to say that I’m okay,” Schumacher wrote on social media. “Thanks for the sort messages. The automotive felt nice @haasf1team, we’ll come again stronger.”
Earlier Haas launched a press release that learn: “Mick is bodily in a very good situation however might be flown by helicopter to hospital for additional precautionary check-ups.”
And workforce principal Guenther Steiner advised Sky Sports activities F1: “The perfect factor is that Mick has apparently no accidents, he is within the hospital proper now and being evaluated by the docs, so he’s in good arms in the intervening time. There’s a chance that he’ll have to remain for remark in a single day on the hospital.
“Based mostly on these details and the place we’re, we have now determined to not area his automotive tomorrow. Kevin, having not achieved numerous observe yesterday, I feel he did a incredible job immediately stepping into Q3.
Mick Schumacher was flown to a neighborhood hospital in Saudi Arabia (Picture: GETTY)
“His final run was not as deliberate however I feel that was right down to not having sufficient time on observe. We’re nonetheless pleased with Q3 and P10 tomorrow.”
Explaining the crash, Steiner added: “It looks as if he has gone on the kerb however then simply misplaced the automotive. Double wheelspin and you understand how fast it goes.
“But it surely doesn’t appear there was no breakage or something, we couldn’t see something. We simply misplaced all the info as properly, instantly, on the affect – we had no contact with him and no knowledge anymore, it simply minimize all the pieces off. I assume with the affect simply all the pieces was destroyed.”