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In November 2020, for one of his last races in Formula 1 after ten years of career, Romain Grosjean set off for the Bahrain Grand Prix. A few turns later, his car, hit by that of a competitor, rushes into the security barriers. The F1, cut in two, explodes instantly and catches fire in a blaze that lasts for long minutes. Miraculously, the French pilot gets out the fire in front of the dumbfounded eyes of the whole world. These moments of horror, experienced in apnea by the protagonists and witnesses of this crash, we decided to decipher them. First with Romain Grosjean, with his wife who felt a widow for many minutes, the members of his team but also with the commentator Julien Febreau who thought he was commenting live on the death of his best friend.