Marshal has lucky escape on Singapore GP restart (VIDEO)

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A marshal had a very lucky escape during Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix after finding himself on-track at the restart of the race.

A crash for Nico Hulkenberg off the line prompted officials to send out the safety car, slowing the pack down while the wrecked car could be removed from the main straight.

The race resumed after just one full lap behind the safety car, but came a little too early for the marshal who had to run across the track on the main straight as race leader Nico Rosberg took the green flag.

NBCSN will present ‘Race and Sports in America: Conversations’ Monday

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With motor racing reckoning with its own issues of diversity and equality, “Race and Sports in America: Conversations” will tackle the topics of social justice with several athletes. The show will air at 8 p.m. ET Monday, July 13 on NBCSN, Golf Channel, Olympic channel and on regional sports networks.

The roundtable discussions will be hosted by Damon Hack and feature Charles Barkley, Steph Curry, Jimmy Rollins and Ozzie Smith in one segment. The other segment will include Kyle Rudolph, Anthony Lynn, Troy Mullins and James Blake.

Race has been a major topic in motorsports this year.

NASCAR banned the Confederate flag at its race after lobbying by Bubba Wallace, the only Black driver in the premier Cup Series. In Formula One, six-time series champion Lewis Hamilton has joined Black Lives Matter marches in London and also formed a panel on diversity. The lone Black driver in F1 also led 14 of 20 drivers taking a knee before the season opener in Austria.