FIA Acknowledges Concerns Over Extreme Conditions at Qatar Grand Prix
The 2023 FIA Formula 1 Qatar Grand Prix unfolded under extreme conditions, with a scorching 40-degree Celsius temperature and humidity levels exceeding 60%. These challenging circumstances pushed several drivers to their limits, with some experiencing nausea, vomiting, and other health-related concerns during and after the race.
Esteban Ocon faced early discomfort, resulting in vomiting, while Logan Sargeant withdrew from the race due to feeling unwell. Various drivers reported episodes of nausea and near-fainting while navigating their high-speed machines.