The most tense of the past 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps WEC was without a doubt the accident suffered by Stefan Mücke at the controls of the Ford GT #66 when we reached the last hour of competition. The German lost control of his car in full climb of Eau Rouge, striking with great violence against the security barriers in the highest part of the curve is more iconic of the route in belgium. An accident that in addition to leaving it completely wrecked the Ford GT, causing the output of the Safety Car, while Stefan Mücke was evacuated for security reasons after the strong impact.
After the accident, and although Mücke said to be well, the pilot’s natural Berlin was subjected to various tests that confirmed that there was no serious injury, all the luck if one takes into account that the Ford GT collided to over 200 km/h against the protections of Eau Rouge. In this way, Stefan Mücke was able to travel back home during the day on Sunday to start a small rest period for to recover from the aches and bruises typical of an accident of these characteristics, perhaps one of the strongest of his career.
“Fortunately, only suffered a few bruises and I have some strong pains. I feel good and it is good to know that we have a drive-resistant. Thanks to all the team for building a car as safe” stated the pilot of 34 years of age after his accident. For his part, George Howard-Chapell he explained in relation to the accident Mücke: “What’s most important is that Stefan is okay. He was more concerned about the car by itself. We have to look at the data to find out what it is that has happened in the accident, but we suspect that might be a prick“.