Welcome to GPFans


  • NL
  • GB
  • FR
  • ES-MX
  • GB
Zhou escapes fractures, Albon airlifted to hospital
Russell reveals key advantage he has over Norris
F1 LIVE - Albon charity auction raises funds for Thai orphanage
McLaren warning over missing puzzle pieces
Vasseur issues Horner jibe after landing $10million windfall
F1 not ruling out sprint at every grand prix
Ricciardo explains Red Bull lure after Mercedes talks
Gallery: Inside Aston Martin's new factory
Ocon delivers brutal broadside on Alonso Alpine partnership
Why Ferrari Binotto divorce threatens upward curve
Binotto resigns as Ferrari team principal
Aston Martin showcase £200m "game changer" that can turn tide in F1 title fight
Hamilton urges GPDA to hold F1 accountable
Red Bull respond to having political target on its back
Verstappen slates street events as Brawn confirms retirement despite Ferrari link - GPFans F1 Recap
Zhou escapes fractures, Albon airlifted to hospital

Zhou escapes fractures, Albon airlifted to hospital

Zhou escapes fractures, Albon airlifted to hospital

Zhou escapes fractures, Albon airlifted to hospital

Alfa Romeo has confirmed Guanyu Zhou is talking at Silverstone's medical centre and has escaped fractures after a scary first corner incident at the British Grand Prix.

George Russell's Mercedes tangled with the AlphaTauri of Pierre Gasly, being tipped into a spin that ultimately took out Zhou on entry to Abbey.

The Chinese rookie was flipped upside-down, with his roll hoop seemingly failing as it hit the ground.

Zhou skidded across the run-off, hitting the gravel and launching into the catch-fencing and coming to rest between the two safety barriers.

A lengthy extraction commenced due to the awkward position of the Alfa Romeo in relation to the barriers, with Zhou stretchered away to an awaiting ambulance.

The FIA confirmed he was conscious but was being taken to the medical centre for checks.

Alfa Romeo's pit-wall told Valtteri Bottas before the resumption of the race: "Zhou is conscious and talking at the medical centre and has no fractures. Considering the circumstances, he is pretty good."

The FIA later confirmed Zhou had been declared fit and released from the medical centre.

Albon flown to Coventry hospital

Alex Albon was hit hard in the secondary incident as drivers changed direction to avoid the meleé in front.

The Williams driver was also taken to the medical centre but a Williams statement confirmed he had left the circuit for precautionary checks.

"Alex has been transferred by helicopter to Coventry Hospital for precautionary checks following the opening lap incident," the statement read,

"We will provide updates when available."

Ontdek het op Google Play