Kevin Magnussen escaped lucky from a potentially dangerous episode during the mid-afternoon vintertest at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
the Dane took over the Haas car from teamkammerat Romain Grosjean, and after just four laps, it went wrong. He lost control, went through the gravel and hit the barrier quite easily.
Haas-the team noted immediately that there was talk about a kørefejl.
‘Kevin Magnussen got a puncture on the right rear wheel, which caused a snurretur in Swing 8’, wrote on Twitter.
Magnussen drove relatively slowly, since the rear wheel punctured. If the same thing had happened in one of the runway højfartskurver, could the consequences had been far more severe.
the Dane returned to the pits in one of the emergency vehicles, while Haas-pure breed was brought back on a kranbil. Already at the scene of the accident, the car was covered, so the competitors could not see deltaljerne by the new car.
In the pit and protected Haas-the mechanics the car for prying eyes with large screens, before the car was rolled into the garage.
While Magnussen explained the incident to the team manager Guenther Steiner and the team’s engineers, went the mechanics started to check the car, not get on the track more today.