News Details

Whiting outlines new safeguards for 2014

FIA race director Charlie Whiting has said that he will continue to push for greater safety in F1 for drivers and for track staff, after the tragic death of a marshall working at last year's Canadian Grand Prix. Mark Robinson tripped and fell under the wheels of mobile crane deployed to move the crashed Sauber of Esteban Gutierrez late in the race, which Whiting said was a "dreadfully unfortunate" incident and one that would lead to changes in safety protocols. "If you are using one of those JCB-like vehicles to lift a car, you should never walk in front of it: it kind of stands to reason," Whiting said while giving the annual Watkins Lecture run by the Motorsport...
Full Story »
8mo ago from Crash.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Whiting against minimum pit stop time

Charlie Whiting has ruled out introducing minimum time for pit stops,...
8mo ago from PlanetF1.com

Ferrari says cost cap is too ‘easy to cheat'

If you listened to our 2013 season review podcast, you'll know that Mark...
8mo ago from Formula1Blog.com

Dates for your diary: Racing on four wheels 2014

Don't miss any of the key events on four-wheels during the 2014 season...
8mo ago from Crash.net

FIA reveals 2014 race numbers

The FIA has released the official entry list for 2014 together with...
8mo ago from Pitpass.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.