The circuit of Silverstone lived moments of tension in the first race of Formula 3 disputed this Saturday. The pilot Oli Caldwell suffered a serious accident after spinning and being heavily impacted by the car of Lukas Dunner that split his car in two.
Caldwell could not do anything to avoid the blow while looking like Dunner, yes could turn enough to hit the rear, collided with its rear, causing the entire spoiler of the car and one of the wheels to detach from the car.
In the first FIA Formula 3 race at Silverstone, Olli Caldwell spins and gets T-boned by Lukas Dunner, who had nowhere to go. Both drivers are out of their cars after that big crash. The race will end under Safety Car with Liam Lawson in the lead. pic.twitter.com/4kbGzsh0ir
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The best news is that the drivers have not suffered any injuries and are in perfect condition. «Hi guys, great accident, but everything is fine! Too bad for the result, but thank you very much to the medical team for taking care of me« Caldwell said on his Twitter after the accident.