Originally published at Paul Henman at henman.ca. You can comment here or there.
I’m sure by now everyone knows about Felipe Massa’s accident in qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix a few days ago. (If you don’t, check out the video and photos in the comments for my post re: qualifying.)
It appears that Massa was approaching Turn 4 at about 170mph (274 km/hr) when he was hit by a spring that fell off Rubens Barichello’s Brawn GP car; the race stewards held onto the 800 gramme (1.8 lb) damper spring as part of their investigations; I haven’t seen any report of Brawn being penalised but I believe the investigation is ongoing.
Latest (and sometimes contradictory) news on Massa’s condition:
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