The Red Bull Racing man was bitten by a snake while announcing a new deal with the team.
Red Bull Racing driver Jamie Whincup has been bitten by a snake at the announcement of his new contract with the Holden team.
The six-time V8 Supercar champion was bitten on the hand by a python during the event at Taronga Zoo, with the black-headed python latching onto Whincup’s hand for three minutes, according to AAP.
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Despite having a bloodied hand, Whincup was fine after being treated.
Not the ideal preparation for the first test weekend of the year…
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