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Fans in Danger After Perez’s Red Bull Slams into Barriers During Haas Crash at Monaco GP

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On the opening lap, Red Bull’s Sergio Perez found himself in a precarious position. As he accelerated up the hill towards Turn 2 at Monaco, he was unaware of Haas driver Kevin Magnussen on his right rear corner. The two cars made contact, sending Perez spinning into the crash barrier. But that wasn’t the end of it.

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Perez’s right rear wheel clipped the front left tire of Magnussen’s Haas, causing a spectacular collision. The impact was so severe that Perez’s car almost split in half. As debris littered the track, Nico Hulkenberg, Magnussen’s teammate, also got caught up in the chaos. His Haas spun out of control, adding to the drama.

In a recent video of the crash, fans witnessed a harrowing moment when Sergio Perez slammed into the wall, sending debris flying towards the spectator area. The impact caused parts of the Red Bull car to scatter, and debris rained down on the fans. Some spectators recalled the frightening moment when they saw the Red Bull car hurtling towards them. Fortunately, no serious injuries.A photographer became injured and was taken to the medical centre, but they are fine and released now.

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Race officials immediately flew the red flag, halting the race. The severity of the crash required swift action. Perez’s mangled Red Bull had to be cleared away by a crane, while both Haas cars were left battered and unable to continue.

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Fans in Danger After Perez's Red Bull Slams into Barriers During Haas Crash at Monaco GP

After the debris was cleared and the damaged cars removed, the Monaco race resumed. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc capitalized on the chaos, securing a memorable victory in front of his home crowd. But the images of the opening-lap crash will forever be etched in the minds of fans and drivers alike.

The incident at Monaco raises questions about safety protocols and the proximity of fans to the track. While the thrill of being close to the action is part of the allure of street circuits, incidents like this remind us of the risks involved. Race organizers and teams will undoubtedly review the circumstances surrounding the crash to prevent similar situations in the future.

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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