(Motorsport-Total.com) – For Romain Grosjean, the origin of the Big Prix weekend in Turkey did not go to View: The Frenchman had missed his flight to Istanbul on the Wednesday before the race. But since the Haas pilot was able to travel to the next imprint, that wasn’t a big direct.

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“The team manager told me that he had missed his flight and that he would come on Thursday morning, so there was no big panic, “says team boss Günther Steiner, not seeing a big direct. “It sounded more dramatic than it was. It was there on Thursday morning, and I got it around 9 or 9 o’clock: 30 seen. “

Formula 1 drivers rarely miss their plane in the well-timed Formula 1 world. For Steiner, however, this was not an unknown direct, because one of his drivers had already missed a flight – and that for the first meeting with team owner Gene Haas in California! 2017 joined the crew. “He had missed his first flight. It wasn’t about a race, but about a meeting with Gene Haas,” the South Tyrolean recalls. “He said to me: ‘I’m sitting in Frankfurt and have missed my connecting flight.'”

The Dane drove for the American racing team for four years anyway and will 2021.

Also in the Topple of Grosjean battle Steiner quite relaxed: “He missed his flight and then immediately arranged something else. We knew that he would come at the next imprint, so there was no panic. “

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