Carlos Sainz suffered a horrific moment at the Austrian Grand Prix as his Ferrari engine exploded and caught fire on the side of the track as the Spaniard jumped in time and the flame engulfed the car as he drove back down the slope.
- Carlos Sainz’s car caught fire on lap 58 of the Austrian Grand Prix
- The Ferrari driver managed to escape in time after the horrific incident
- Sainz’s car drove backwards and then caught fire on a hill
Carlos Sainz had to jump out of his car at the Austrian Grand Prix after catching fire.
The incident occurred on lap 58 after an engine explosion.
Sainz’s car was going backwards and managed to get out on time.
Carlos Sainz had to jump from his Ferrari after catching fire at the Austrian Grand Prix
The Ferrari driver’s race ended early after his car caught fire on a hill.
Throwing his car aside, he was behind the wheel for a few seconds as the flame began to spread.
A virtual security car was then used.
Sainz said on his group’s radio, “Engine, engine, no, no, no, no.”
This is the fourth mechanical error Sainz has had this season.
The incident happened on lap 58, when Sainz was only able to get out of the car on time
Ferraria was walking backwards after catching fire on a hill, which Sainz managed to get out of
A grieving saint finally managed to return to the paddock after the incident
This is the fourth mechanical error Sainz has suffered so far this season
After escaping the incident, Sainz managed to return to the paddock.
The 27-year-old cut the figure in despair because his car was badly damaged.
Sainz was third in Austria, behind Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc.
He was with fresh tires and was ready to secure second place.
Leclerc managed to win the race, albeit at a later pace. Verstappen was second, Lewis Hamilton third.
When the event happened Sainz was in third place and wanted to finish in second place
Carlos Sainz suffers a frightening moment as he sets fire to his car at the Austrian Grand Prix
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