Carlos Sainz Sr Accident – On Thursday, 7th of July 2022, Carlos Sainz Snr the father of Ferrari star also named Carlos Sainz was rushed to the hospital after a heavy strong crash accident in Formula E. 60-year-old Carlos Sainz Cenamor is a Spanish rally driver. He won the World Rally Championship drivers’ title with Toyota in 1990 and 1992, and finished runner-up four times. Constructors’ world champions to have benefited from Sainz are Subaru, Toyota and Citroën.
According to reports, Sainz Snr crashed with Rosberg X Racing driver Johan Kristoffersson in the early stages of the race. Rosberg X Racing have received a penalty for Kristoffersson’s part in the incident, news outlet mentioned. Incident report disclosed that Sainz’s vehicle barrell-rolled in a Broadcast footage that showed the accident.
The accident brought about the red flag at the end of the first lap of the race, which Sainz had led in the opening stages. Carlos Sainz Snr was conscious and managed to walk away from the incident but reports states that he was later taken to hospital for precautionary checks, report mentioned.
A statement from Sainz’s team, ACCIONA | SAINZ XE read: “This afternoon, Carlos Sainz was hit by another car when he was leading the Final of the Island X-Prix in Sardinia. As a consequence of the impact, the car of ACCIONA | SAINZ XE Team rolled over in a heavy crash. Carlos was able to leave the car on his own and remained conscious. The driver was then taken to the hospital for medical checks, for precaution. The team will issue updates about his status in due time.”