Carlos Sainz’s preparations for this weekend’s Miami Grand Prix obtained off to the worst doable begin after whacking his head on the pitwall.
Carlos Sainz’s preparations for this weekend’s Miami Grand Prix obtained off to the worst doable begin after he whacked his head on the pitwall.
The Ferrari driver was left with blood pouring down his face following the painful trying mishap, The Sun stories.
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Video footage posted to Twitter exhibits Sainz, 27, clambering by a tiny opening within the pitwall.
But the Spaniard was just a bit too tall to suit by the hole.
As he went to tug his physique by Sainz painfully smashed his head on the steel fencing.
He can then be seen holding his hand on his hair as blood trickled down his brow.
Ferrari teammate, and present F1 championship chief, Charles Leclerc, watched on as Sainz banged his head by the aspect of the monitor.
The incident got here simply hours earlier than the beginning of race weekend in Miami.
Qualifying is scheduled to get underway on the Miami Gardens avenue monitor on Sunday morning at 6am AEST, and Sainz will likely be hoping his damage doesn’t hamper his possibilities within the race.
The Ferrari driver hasn’t had the very best of luck just lately. He retired on the primary lap final day out on the Emilia Romagna GP, and in addition failed to complete the earlier race in Melbourne.
But previous to that he kicked off the season with back-to-back podiums, ending second in Bahrain and third in Saudi Arabia.
The Miami Grand Prix is scheduled for get underway on Monday morning at 5.30am AEST.
This article initially appeared on The Sun and was reproduced with permission