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Bahrain marshals promoted for Grosjean rescue

Two marshals who were at the scene of Romain Grosjean’s horrifying crash in the Bahrain Grand Prix have been recognised for their bravery with a promotion. Grosjean speared into the safety barrier at 137mph when his Haas clipped Daniil Kvyat’s AlphaTauri and after splitting in two, the front end of the car that contained the driver burst into flames. Miraculously, the Frenchman was able to clamber out and escaped with only burns to his hands and a sprained foot. Marshals were on the scene, one with a fire extinguisher, as F1 chief medical officer Dr Ian Roberts and medical car driver Alan van der Merwe quickly arrived to assist. Bahrain’s Crown Prince, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa,...
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