The 16-year-old, who will become the youngest driver to start a grand prix next March, clouted a barrier with the front of the STR7 while entertaining the crowd.
The incident occurred moments after the car was pushed back from another barrier by event officials.
The front-end damage was repaired at the event by the team, allowing subsequent demonstration runs to be completed.
The Dutchman had undertaken a brief test at Rockingham in the United Kingdom last week in preparation for the Rotterdam, Netherlands, outing.
Amateur video of the incident was captured by onlookers