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Whiting against minimum pitstop time

Formula One race director Charlie Whiting believes that introducing a minimum time for pit stops would be a bad idea,  even if it would improve safety standards in the pitlane. Concerns about the safety in the pitlane after the German Grand Prix were raised after a FOM cameraman was struck by a loose wheel. Whiting, who was speaking at the 16th annual Sid Watkins Lecture on motorsport safety in Birmingham, confirmed that there had been talks of introducing a minimum pitstop time, but was unlikely to happen. “It’s been discussed but it’s not something that’s likely to happen, definitely not,” Whiting said. “I think that would be a bad move and I don’t think it would achieve...
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