System 1 followers had been thanking the halo after seeing unbelievable onboard footage of the four-car crash at Mugello.
Carlos Sainz, Antonio Giovinazzi, Nicholas Latifi and Kevin Magnussen had been all out the Tuscan Grand Prix after an incident on simply the seventh lap which noticed the crimson flag waved to droop the session.
The crash was sparked as Giovinazzi crashed into the again of Williams driver Latifi when the race restarted after a security automobile interval.
McLaren’s Carlos Sainz then ploughed into the again of Giovinazzi sending the Alfa Romeo driver quickly into the air.
Haas driver Kevin Magnussen was additionally caught up within the incident with all 4 vehicles despatched into the limitations.
The protection automobile was issued after simply two corners when Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly, final week’s shock winner on the Italian Grand Prix, ended up within the gravel.
The drivers concerned walked away unscathed, and Sainz’s onboard confirmed simply how fortunate all 4 had been to keep away from harm, with the Spaniard nursing his wrist on the stroll again to the pits the one seen signal of ache.
The footage reveals a bit of particles deflecting off the halo on Sainz’s McLaren which absolutely would have prompted severe harm earlier than the FIA made the security machine necessary in 2018.
Followers had been praising the halo after watching the onboard footage, with F1 journalist Will Buxton becoming a member of many viewers in being grateful for the straightforward however good curved bar.
Severe questions had been being requested over the reason for the crash, with Romain Grosjean livid with chief Valtteri Bottas for driving too slowly on the restart.
“That was f****** silly from whoever was on the entrance,” the Haas driver yelled over the radio.
“They wish to kill us or what? That is the worst factor I’ve ever seen.”