NICO HULKENBERG was involved in a horror crash at today's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as his car flipped over and burst into flames.
The Renault driver, 31, incredibly escaped the smash unscathed after a dramatic incident during today's Formula One showdown.
5 Nico Hulkenburg suffered a horror crash early in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
5 Nico Hulkenberg's Renault ended up upside down after the incredible smash
Hulkenberg was left trapped in the car until track staff came to his aid- prompting the yellow flags.
The medical centre later claimed Hulkenberg has "no obvious injuries" after the incredible scenes in Abu Dhabi.
A full statement read: "Hulkenberg has no obvious injuries.
"He's a bit shaken up but he's going to be observed for a time and then released."
5 Nico Hulkenberg's car set on fire as it smashed into the hoardings
5 Nico Hulkenberg's car went airborne during the horrific crash
At the time of the crash, Hulkenberg could be heard saying over the team radio saying: "I'm hanging here like a cow. There's fire. There's fire."
Lewis Hamilton started the race – the final showdown of the season – on pole.
It was the world champion's 11th of the season – and 83th of his career as he brings an end to his spectacular season.
The Brit stormed to first place on the grid for Sunday's race as his team-mate Valtteri Bottas qualified in second place.
5 Nico Hulkenberg ended up upside down after the disturbing crash
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