Halo "the greatest thing we've brought to Formula 1" - Grosjean after life saved by device
Romain Grosjean has praised the halo for saving his life - after previously being a staunch advocate against.
Grosjean posted a message on Instagram from his bed at the Bahrain Defence Force Royal Medical Services Military Hospital just hours after miraculously escaping from a fireball crash on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
With both hands wrapped in bandages and up on stirrups, a smiling Grosjean said: "Hello everyone. I just wanted to say I am okay...well, sort of okay (waggling his fingers). Thank you very much for all the messages.
"I wasn't for the halo some years ago but I think it's the greatest thing we've brought to Formula 1 and without it, I wouldn't be able to speak to you today.
"So thanks to all the medical staff at the circuit, at the hospital, and hopefully I can write to you quite soon some messages and tell you how it's going."
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