The Indian driver Karun Chandhok’s car caught fire, but he displayed incredible reactions to keep it under control and excellent presence of mind to pull it off the track.
On Saturday at the 2023 Goodwood Revival, ex-F1 driver Karun Chandhok narrowly avoided a major accident. It was difficult for Chandhok since his automobile caught fire and was shot at. The Indian driver, on the other hand, demonstrated incredible reflexes to keep his vehicle under control and excellent presence of mind to steer it off the track. Chandhok parked his car on a patch of grass off the main road, exited it, and then swiftly got back in. The scenario may have been terrible, but Chandhok’s moves were faultless.
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