Romain Grosjean Discharged From Hospital, ‘Really Wants’ To Race At Abu Dhabi

The Frenchman has been recovering from the injuries he sustained on Sunday after having a fiery crash at the Bahrain GP.

Romain Grosjean has been discharged from hospital in Bahrain and is continuing to recover from his injuries in the Gulf country.

The Haas driver was set to be discharged from the Bahrain Defence Force Hospital on Tuesday, but he remained at the facility until Wednesday morning

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“Haas F1 Team driver Romain Grosjean was discharged from the care of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Hospital at 10:30am local time on Wednesday,” the Haas F1 Team said in a statement.

“Grosjean spent three nights in hospital following Sunday’s incident at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

“Grosjean will continue private treatment for the burns suffered on the back of his hands and will remain in Bahrain for the time being.

“On behalf of Romain Grosjean and the entire Haas F1 Team, we extend our thanks to all who have tended to him at the BDF Hospital,” the American racing outfit added.

Grosjean crashed his Haas car into the barrier at 137mph on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix, splitting his car in half and triggering a dramatic fire.

The Frenchman was lucky to escape with only burns to his hands, and it has been confirmed that he will miss the upcoming Sakhir Grand Prix.

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However, Grosjean is keen to take part in the season finale at Abu Dhabi before retiring from Formula One.

“I spoke to him yesterday about it, he really wants to be in Abi Dhabi,” Haas team principal Gunther Steiner said.

“But I said, ‘try to get better, we’ll speak on Sunday or Monday let’s say, how you feel, if it is doable’.

“Pietro is here, Romain is here, we just have to see how he feels, so I’m not in a hurry to decide what to do, or what is needed. It depends on his health.”

On Tuesday, the Haas driver said he “saw death coming” in the crash and described the incident as “like a rebirth” for him.

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