Lance Stroll survived a staggering 110mph crash in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix.
The Canadian driver misplaced management of his Aston Martin by means of the ultimate left-hander on the Marina Bay Circuit earlier than he slammed into the barrier.
The pressure of the high-speed affect despatched Stroll’s head rocking from side-to-side. He catapulted again throughout the observe with British driver Lando Norris pressured to take evasive motion – dodging a flying wheel and Stroll’s out-of-control machine.
“Is the driver alright?” requested Norris on the radio. “That must have been quite a big one.”
Stroll pirouetted to a standstill in the course of the observe earlier than his race engineer Ben Michell got here on the radio.
“Lance, car is safe,” mentioned Michell. “Are you okay?” Stroll, 24, replied: “Yeah, I am OK.”
The Aston Martin driver emerged from his wrecked automotive unaided earlier than being taken off to the medical centre.
Stroll’s accident introduced a untimely finish to a frenetic conclusion to Q1 with drivers enhancing because the city-state observe developed.
AlphaTauri’s Yuki Tsunoda led the way in which, with Lewis Hamilton 14th of the 20 runners with the underside 5 set to be eradicated.
Stroll’s affect left the marshals with a major barrier restore job on the ultimate nook, with fluid from his automotive additionally on the observe.
The session was delayed for 34 minutes earlier than Q2 began at 9:53pm native time.