Qualifying for the 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix has been red-flagged following a heavy crash involving HaasMick Schumacher.

The incident took place with around five minutes remaining in Q2. Schumacher hit the wall nose first at high speed in Turn 12, sending carbon fibre flying across the track.

The session was immediately red-flagged as the FIA medical crew was sent to attend to Schumacher, who was later taken by ambulance to a local medical centre.

Speaking with Sky Sports F1 following the incident, Haas Team Principal Gunther Steiner stated that Schumacher had no visible injuries from the heavy impact.

“He [Schumacher] spoke with his mom,” said Steiner. “I spoke with his mom a few times, and kept her updated.

“He has no injuries which you can see. They just want to check on him and do some scans [to see] that there is no damage from the impact.”

Latifi red flag in Q1

Schumacher had made it through to Q2 fo the second time this season after another impressive showing for Haas on Saturday.

The session wasn’t without incident however, as Williams’ Nicholas Latifi brought out the red flags after crashing as well.


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