Advertisement

Loose Drain Cover Sends F1's Romain Grosjean Spiraling Into A Wall Like A Bad Carnival Ride

The Malaysian Grand Prix won’t be on the Formula One calendar next year, and so far, it’s going out with the wrong kind of bang. Kimi Raikkonen and Valtteri Bottas’ cars helped knock a drain cover loose near turn 13, leaving it sticking straight up when Romain Grosjean came around. Things went as you’d expect.

Can we just talk about how amazing the Haas Formula One team has done in their first season for a moment? Romain Grosjean just took one of their cars—in their second race ever as a team—to fifth place. Somewhere, a bald eagle is shedding a single tear of joy right now for how awesome America’s F1 team is doing.

Advertisement