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Formula 1 Driver Hospitalized After Scary Crash

2021 Formula One Russian Grand Prix

SOCHI, RUSSIA - SEPTEMBER 26, 2021: The 2021 Formula One Russian Grand Prix race is held at the Sochi Autodrom racing circuit. Sergei Fadeichev/TASS (Photo by Sergei FadeichevTASS via Getty Images)

The sports world held its breath on Saturday, as Formula 1 driver Mick Schumacher was involved in a scary accident during qualifying for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

Schumacher lost control of his car on a sharp turn. His car slammed against the inside barrier and skid across the track before coming to a stop.

After this accident occurred, Schumacher was airlifted to a nearby hospital for precautionary reasons. Thankfully, he avoided any major injuries.

"Mick Schumacher has been assessed at the Medical Centre," Formula 1 said in a statement. "The assessment revealed no injuries. He has been transferred to King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, for precautionary checks."

As for Schumacher's vehicle, it actually broke into two pieces because of the impact.

This qualifying session was put on hold for over 50 minutes because of this accident.

Of course, we're hoping Schumacher makes a speedy recovery.