Engineering for failure - Motorsport design saves Driver

The driver, Romain Grosjean, has light burns to his hands, but walked away from this

The safety engineering in motorsport engineering, which filters down to road vehicles, has demonstrated again yesterday how they have made what would have been a fatal accident only a few years ago can not only be survivable, but the driver can walk away from the wreck, albeit with some minor injuries.

The cast titanium “halo” structure saved him from the type of accident that claimed many drivers in the past, (François Cevert and Helmuth Koinigg for 2)

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