Haas driver Romain Grosjean has sat in a Formula 1 car for the first time since his horrific accident during last weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix.
Grosjean has returned to the paddock for the Sakhir Grand Prix, despite the torment of his first-lap incident which caused burns to his hands when flames engulfed his car after splitting in half on contact with a barrier at turn three.
Ahead of qualifying on the outer track, Grosjean posted a picture of himself in his race seat in the Haas garage, accompanied by the message: "Not my usual racing gloves on, but sitting[sic] back in my @haasf1team [car] felt really good. I was so happy."
Grosjean is still aiming to be back racing at next weekend's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which would be his last race for Haas and potentially the last of his F1 career.
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