Alpine driver Esteban Ocon has revealed he vomited after 15 laps of the Qatar Grand Prix however refused to surrender as he battled on to complete seventh on the finish of the 57-lap race.
The occasion passed off in temperatures of over 31 levels Celsius (88 Fahrenheit) and excessive ranges of humidity on Sunday evening.
Williams driver Logan Sargeant was compelled to retire his automotive 17 laps earlier than the end after feeling unwell within the cockpit.
Sargeant was cleared by the medical crew on the circuit, however was identified with intense dehydration and his crew mentioned he had already felt unwell earlier within the week.
Ocon, chatting with reporters after the race, revealed he was coping with signs lengthy earlier than the midway level of the grand prix.
“I used to be feeling ailing by lap 15 or 16 — I used to be throwing up for 2 laps contained in the cockpit,” he mentioned. “After which I used to be like, s—, that is going to be an extended race.
“I do not know, I attempted to relax, I attempted to keep in mind that the psychological aspect in sport is the strongest a part of your physique, and I managed to get that underneath management and end the race.
“However actually, I used to be not anticipating for the race to be that tough. I can usually do two race distances, even in Singapore. Bodily, like muscle-wise and cardio-wise, I am at all times high-quality.
“I do not know, it was identical to 80 levels Celsius contained in the cockpit