SPECTATORS ducked for cover after Zhou Guanyu’s terrifying crash at the British Grand Prix.
An unfortunate collision in the opening seconds of the race sent Zhou’s Alfa Romeo skidding upside down for 200 metres.
Zhou Guanyu was sent hurtling towards the crowd
Fans were left terrified by the distressing crash
The Chinese star then flipped over the barrier, coming close to hitting the stands.
Footage recorded from the crowd captured Zhou’s horrific crash, also showing fans’ reactions.
Many cowered in their seats as the Alfa came hurtling towards them.
Screams could also be heard from the distressed crowd.
Zhou, 23, is thankfully okay after the incident.
He received immediate medical attention before being stretchered off.
George Russell jumped straight out of his car to sprint towards Zhou to check on him, being disqualified for leaving his vehicle in the process.
Alex Albon was also hit in the crash, forcing his Williams out of the race too and leading to the former Red Bull ace being taken to the medical centre for attention.
Albon had collided with Sebastian Vettel amid the melee.
Meanwhile Yuki Tsunoda’s AlphaTauri suffered heavy damage after being hit by Albon after the ex-Red Bull ace had spun into the wall.
Alpine’s Esteban Ocon was also involved in the sickening collision, but he remains in the race.
Zhou Guanyu was involved in a terrifying crash
The Chinese star received immediate medical attention
Zhou was taken away for further medical attention