Nigel Mansell has hit out at the minimum weight limit for the 2014 season, saying it is 'disgraceful' and unfair to heavier drivers.
The weight limit is rising from 642 to 690kg next season but most of the 42kg increase is expected to be used up by the new V6 Turbo engines. Teams are trying to get as close to the minimum weight limit as possible and heavier drivers could be overlooked because of this.
1992 Formula 1 world champion Mansell commented on the issue, telling the BBC: 'It’s wrong. They are not jockeys. It’s disgraceful, it’s discrimination against the medium-sized large driver.'
Mark Webber has previously criticised the weight limit and Nico Hulkenberg – who at 74kg...
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