What has happened to Grosjean?
But fast-forward to the present day and the ten-time F1 podium finisher has not only recovered from his injuries, but has now signed a deal with Andretti Autosport – one of the most illustrious IndyCar teams around – for a full-time drive in 2022. Please join us in an impromptu round of applause.
Why is Grosjean retiring?
In Singapore Grosjean had a difficult weekend full of mechanical problems; and despite qualifying 3rd, he was forced to retire due to an engine issue.
Is Grosjean racing Indy cars?
Grosjean, the ex-Formula One racer turned IndyCar driver, is making the rounds in the F1 paddock at the Miami Grand Prix. It’s just his second visit to a grand prix since his F1 career ended, and he’s in high demand. Fans flock to him.
Where does Grosjean live?
Romain Grosjean, a Frenchman who lives in Geneva, Switzerland, is spending his four-week break between NTT INDYCAR SERIES races on vacation.
How well is Grosjean doing in IndyCar?
He finished third in last year’s race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, making this his fourth NTT INDYCAR SERIES podium finish in 16 races and his first with Andretti Autosport – a 25 percent success rate for podiums. “I think this season is going very well,” Grosjean said of his first year with Andretti Autosport.
Why is Romain Grosjean not in F1?
Romain Grosjean says he was “gone already” from Haas even before Guenther Steiner called to tell him the team needed pay drivers for 2021. Grosjean bade farewell to Formula 1 last season, the Frenchman already knowing he was on his way out even before his time on the grid was cut short.
Who pulled Grosjean out of the fire?
Marshals were quick on the scene to extinguish the flames as Grosjean freed himself from the wreckage, with FIA doctor Ian Roberts helping to pull Grosjean over the barriers to safety.
Is Grosjean still in F1?
The crash ended Grosjean’s Formula 1 career but he made the decision to continue racing despite initial push-back from his wife and children. “I’ve done 180 Grand Prixes, and for 179, I’ve never had a question about life or death,” he told IndyStar Motor Sports Insider Nathan Brown in an exclusive February interview.
How much do IndyCar drivers make?
As it turns out, there are three types of IndyCar contracts. First and foremost is the rookie contract, followed by a journeyman contract, and a contract for a recognizable star, possibly a champion. In the case of rookie drivers graduating from the Indy Lights program, they earn between $250,000 and $300,000.
Is Grosjean banned from F1?
Lotus F1 Team driver Romain Grosjean has been banned for one race after triggering a first corner crash at the Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix.