The terrifying images left by the accident on the track Silverstone in the British Grand Prix last weekend with Guanyu Zhou as the protagonist, they continue to give something to talk about and it is that now he has been the pilot of the team Alfa Romeo on the formula 1 the person in charge of reporting the crash.
The 23-year-old Chinese driver told how the accident was and what went through his mind while his car was overturned towards the containment barrier without stopping.
“When the rollover happened, the first thing I tried to do was try to get my hand off the wheel. Because you never know, you can break your wrist very easily in a crash like that. As I rolled on the ground, I knew I was going to face a big impact, because the car wouldn’t stop. So I tried to place myself in a position as safe as possible, waiting for that last impact so that it does not fly away, “he explained. Guanyu Zhou.
Likewise, Zhou revealed that he tried to turn off the engine, fearing that there was a fire, because he considers that it would have been very difficult to get out of his car.
“The next thing I felt was basically there was a leak. I wasn’t sure if it was my body, or the car. I tried to turn off the engine, because the engine was still running. I knew if a fire started, it would be hard to get out“, he declared.
Finally, Guanyu Zhou He acknowledged that when the accident ended he did not even know where he had been on the circuit and pointed out that the halo was the one that saved his life.
“I didn’t realize I was between the barriers. I thought I was next to the barriers. I was actually between the barrier and the fence, and I don’t know how I survived. But then looking back I obviously saw that the Halo saved me for that,” he finished.
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