Romain Grosjean had been waiting for this for a quarter. The Frenchman will finally sneak inside a single-seater seat for a taxiing, this Tuesday, February 23. The former Formula 1 driver, survivor of a terrible accident in Bahrain on November 29, 2020, must indeed drive the Dallara of theéquipe Dale Coyne Racing south of Barber’s trail in Alabama.
I’m so happy to finally wear it. It means much more than I could even imagine when it was created at home early November. @marionjolles, Sacha , Simon & Camille will be with me more than ever # r8g #indycar #us2021 pic.twitter.com/P3DpoNia9W
– Romain Grosjean (@RGrosjean) February 22, 2021
On the circuit that will host the inaugural round of the 2021 IndyCar season on April 18, Romain Grosjean will be able to complete a training run, wearing a special helmet.
“It’s very special. When I couldn’t use it for Abu Dhabi, I promised I would use it when I got back in a car.”
— NTT INDYCAR SERIES (@IndyCar) February 22, 2021
“I am so happy to wear it. It represents so much more than what I could imagine when it was drawn in early November at home by (my children) Sacha, Simon and Camille ”, explained the man with 10 podiums won in F1.