Watch shocking moment F2 star Victor Martins almost hits fire marshal on track in horror near miss ahead of Monaco GP | The Sun

VICTOR MARTINS almost hit a fire marshal during this morning's Formula 2 Monaco GP.

The terrifying incident occurred as Martins failed to slow down under a yellow flag.


The Frenchman subsequently received a drive-through penalty – with fans left disgusted on social media.

One wrote: "Victor Martins will be lucky to not get a race ban for this, inches away from a horrible incident."

While a second opined: "Disqualification is the minimum for this, a drive through is way too light."

A third fumed: "That was stupid and dangerous as f***."

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And a fourth tweeted: "Far too close for comfort!"

Another then added: "Yeah that was bloody close."

Jack Doohan's car set on fire following a crash during lap 22, prompting a double yellow flag to be waved.

Fire marshals entered to extinguish Doohan's car, before nearly being struck.

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Martins, 21, had not slowed significantly enough to avoid an extremely dangerous situation.

And his onboard camera subsequently showed just how close he was to a tragic incident.

Following his penalty, the Alpine academy driver dropped to eighth in the order.


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