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Martin Discharged From Hospital After Brands Hatch Incident

Aston factory driver given all clear

Jetstream Motorsport has released a statement on the condition of Maxime Martin following yesterday’s British GT race at Brands Hatch.

The Belgian was forced to retire from the two-hour race after a “foreign iobjet penetrated the windscreen” and glass entered the cockpit of the team’s Aston Martin Vantage GT3.

The statement reads:

“Jetstream Motorsport confirms that Aston Martin Racing driver Maxime Martin has been discharged from Kings College hospital in London, where he underwent precautionary checks after a foreign object penetrated his windscreen during Round 8 of the 2018 British GT Championship at Brands Hatch on Sunday (5 August) afternoon.

“Martin was released from the Brands Hatch medical centre a short time after the incident but went on to hospital to be assessed by an ophthalmic specialist, after glass entered the cockpit. He was cleared and left hospital at 20.00 on Sunday evening.”

“Jetstream Motorsport would like to thank Brands Hatch’s medical staff for their prompt action, and for ensuring Maxime, his family and the team were treated in the most efficient and sensitive manner.”

Photo courtesy of British GT