The French Théo Pourchaire and Brazilian Enzo Fittipaldi They were transferred to a hospital after the serious accident that they carried out at the start of the race of the F2 in Jeddah, in the preview of Saudi Arabian Grand Prix of Formula 1.
“The emergency and medical services took immediate care of the pilots. They were conscious and were taken out of their cars by the medical services present. They were transferred by ambulance and by helicopter to the King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital ”, explained in a statement the International Automobile Federation (FIA)
After the engine of his car had stopped at the same moment of the start, Pourchaire, 18, was hit from behind by Fittipaldi, 20, and grandson of Emerson Fittipaldi, two-time champion of F.1.
The race was immediately interrupted and after resuming 40 minutes later, it was permanently suspended after a new accident without seriousness and a red flag.