More Formula One carnage: Chaos of Germany Grand Prix spills into Monday as Renault truck careers off motorway and crashes en route to Hungary
- Formula One Grand Prix in Germany marred by several crashes and incidents
- A Renault Formula One team truck was travelling to Hungary when it crashed
- The vehicle can be seen hanging off motorway and driver was trapped in cabin
A Renault Formula One team truck crashed on the motorway on its way to the Hungary Grand Prix on August 4.
The yellow-and-black vehicle was pictured in the Gyor region of northwestern Hungary having veered into a ditch.
The driver was reportedly trapped in the cabin and emergency services attended the scene quickly to remove him before he was taken to hospital for checks.
It is currently not known what caused the crash or what the truck was carrying for the team.
This comes immediately after the team suffered an awful German Grand Prix, with both drivers Nico Hulkenberg – second at the time – and Daniel Ricciardo crashing out.
They were two of six drivers who retired during the incident-packed race while Pierre Gasley did not finish, with championship leader Lewis Hamilton crashing multiple times and finishing the race 11th.
Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo suffered engine trouble during a difficult weekend for the team
The team’s other driver Nico Hulkenberg was also forced to abandon race in his home country
He was eventually promoted up to ninth when Alfa Romeo’s drivers were demoted for a technical infringement.
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the race, while Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning drive to rise from last on the grid to second at his home Grand Prix and Daniil Kvyat round out the podium.
As well as the Renault pair, numerous other drivers also crashed out including Charles Leclerc who was second having risen from 10th on the grid.