Roman Grosjean Accident Bianchi was a heavy blow for us
The problem of improving security has become one of the main after the accident Jules Bianchi in Suzuka. Before the weekend in Sochi Roman Grosjean talked about the mood in the paddock and possible actions FIA.
Question What do you think about what happened last Sunday
Roman Grosjean It was a difficult race. The incident was a heavy blow to all of us. Nothing like this has happened quite a while ago. We Jules trained together, he's a great racer and a great guy. He was very unlucky.
Question You went to the hospital to visit him after the race
Roman Grosjean unfortunately not. With him his family and loved ones.
I don't sleep since then, constantly think about him. On the other hand, if he had anything to say, it would be "Guys, go ahead You will find Grand Prix"
Question the Incident was the result of circumstances. Is it possible to identify the main problem
Roman Grosjean Two meters to the right and nothing would happen, the four left - serious accident. I believe this is destiny. This is hard to accept.
Question Sergio Perez has called on the FIA to review the rules in his opinion, it is necessary to send on the track the safety car every time when leaving the tow truck, regardless of the conditions on the track. Do you agree
Roman Grosjean I don't know. Recalling this incident, we can say that all you could do as well or otherwise. You should receive a decision, then we will make some conclusions. I have no ready-made solutions.
Question would you Like to hit the road vehicle safety, given the conditions
Roman Grosjean EA was an accident. He was not lucky in this situation.
Question Now go back to the idea of closed cockpits. What do you think about this
Question Can something be done for the sake of the safety of cars of Formula 1 Needless to return to the decisions, from which in due time refused
Roman Grosjean Honestly, I like the open cockpits. I know that we have a dangerous job. Last time crashed Ayrton Senna. Felipe Massa incredibly lucky in an accident in 2009-m Machines as safe as possible, and a similar incident, it seems to me, can not change anything.
Question what do you think About getting back behind the wheel after this incident You fight with yourself, to continue to chase
Roman Grosjean you Cannot say that our mood has improved, but we know that we were at risk. My wife understands this. My son is beginning to realise it. We love this sport. It is obvious that were previously fatal accident. We know that racing is dangerous, but once you start to experience feelings of fear, you need to stop. I love Formula 1 and racing, I understand its risks.
Question Continuing the conversation about risk it is possible, in a situation with yellow flags should make all rode in one lower rate
Roman Grosjean You Can. In FIA analyze the situation, and I am sure that they will prepare a decision on the improvement of the sport. In these few years, we have made incredible progress. This sad incident will help us to move on.
Question I'm sure you would like to change the subject. Have you had a chance to look at the track You worked on the simulator What do you think of her
Roman Grosjean When I first saw the scheme of the route, I did not like it - it seemed boring, but that all changed when I drove it on the simulator. We hope that our machine is not less effective than on the simulator.
In the morning I walked around the track - it is not bad. Pretty smooth, reminiscent of Singapore and Valencia - two tracks, which I always liked. To overtake here is not as easy as we would like, especially on braking, but two zones DRS should help. This is part of the Olympic Park, and my grandfather participated in the Olympics in 1948 and 1952 It is very important to me.
Question What results he has achieved
Roman Grosjean In one Olympics he was the eighth, another 11-m is a Good result. I love skiing, in the childhood was engaged in this sport, and then switched to the race. I'm glad to be here.
Question because Of the long straight and twisty sections not so obvious what settings are required.
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