Six days after the 34-year-old Frenchman was expelled from a fire that engulfed the lap of last Sunday’s race, he was back in the paddock.
He then posted a photo of himself in his car on social media, “Not just my usual racing gloves, but as I felt really good to be sitting in the Hospetium. I was very happy.”
In one of the most dramatic events in Formula One’s recent history, Grosjean’s car was split in half with a speed limit of 245 kilometers.
The watchman ruptured in the crash and was trapped in the front half of his wrecked car, but the rear half was broken and close.
He told AFP in an interview on Wednesday that he had “seen death very closely” in the accident: “I thought: ‘It can’t end this way, not now.’ , But very close … It’s a feeling I don’t want anyone to have. ”
Drivers will be competing in Bahrain for the second consecutive week with the Sakheer Grand Prix to be held in the kingdom on Sunday.
Valtteri Bottas stand-in Mercedes teammate George Russell is sitting in the race after a positive test for the already crowned world champion Lewis Hamilton Kovid-19 to take the pole position.