FIA Official Crashes Renault R28 At Formula 1 RoadshowS

Mohammed bin Sulayem, the U.A.E. F1 representative was involved in a high speed crash while attempting to pilot last year's Renault R28 during the Renault 'Roadshow' at the Dubai Autodrome. Man, that's gotta hurt.

The FIA official driving the R28 was none other than Mohammed bin Sulayem, the U.A.E. automobile club president and FIA Vice President. According to early reports, the car swung heavily to the right under heavy acceleration on the main straight of the Dubai Autodrome, causing it to crash into a concrete barrier. Sulayem was subsequently sent to the on-track medical center and according to a Renault spokesman, he was uninjured and the car will be repaired to continue this weeks 'Roadshow.' [via F1-live]