Western Daily Press

Grosjean to bow out of F1 in style


ROMAIN Grosjean will complete the final chapter of his Formula One career by driving Lewis Hamilton’s title-winning Mercedes.

The 35-year-old Frenchman’s time in F1 ended prematurel­y after he sustained severe burns in a remarkable fireball crash at last November’s Bahrain Grand Prix.

But Grosjean, pictured, who has not driven a grand prix machine since the jaw-dropping accident, will take to the cockpit of Hamilton’s 2019 Silver Arrows for a specially-arranged Mercedes test at the Paul Ricard circuit in France on June 29.

He will also complete a demonstrat­ion run in Hamilton’s car ahead of the French Grand Prix two days later. Grosjean, who

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