Jarno Trulli’s spinning Toyota sparked a destructive four car collision at the start of the Spanish Grand Prix.
The accident started as Fernando Alonso and Nico Rosberg clashed in turn one. Trulli ran wide to avoid the Williams and spun back across the track.
Adrian Sutil could do nothing to avoid the Toyota and the pair made heavy contact.
Meanwhile Sebastien Bourdais slowed to avoid the Toyota and was collected by team mate Sebastian Buemi, putting both Toro Rossos out on the spot.
In one moment, as many cars were eliminated from the Spanish Grand Prix as in the previous two races combined.
11 comments on “Trulli, Sutil, Bourdais and Buemi in four-car crash at start (video)”
10th May 2009, 14:12
That must have been a great start by Bourdais — or a poor one by Buemi. How did he end up ahead in the first place?
10th May 2009, 15:24
Bad by buemi check the video at 19seconds they are 17th and 18th with hamilton and fisi behind them.
10th May 2009, 15:27
He didn’t, it was Buemi who slowed and Bourdais who ran into him.
10th May 2009, 15:50
Assuming Sutil didn’t run off the track himself, he wouldn’t have been coming back to the middle of the track blind. Not blaming Sutil, but you do get the impressing he could have just hugged the edge of the track until he established where other cars where behind him instead of immediately claiming the middle of the track like he did.
Piquet seemed to hesitate for far too long thereby tripping the STR cars.
10th May 2009, 16:35
The video has been removed by the user or it’s me ?
10th May 2009, 17:20
This one is not official so it has not been remove but the quality is not so fine
anyway, they look to go very fast
10th May 2009, 17:24
Here’s the good one in deutch:
10th May 2009, 19:13
Surely Trulli will be penalised? He cut back onto the track infront of half the pack!!
10th May 2009, 20:51
Penalized? For what? He was on the racing line the whole time. Rosberg left the track and cut across in front of him, causing him to spin to avoid. Adrian Sutil, who also cut the corner, came across at the wrong time and they collided causing the whole crash.
11th May 2009, 6:20
I agree with eliott
11th May 2009, 12:24
Video removed ?
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