News Details

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...
Full Story »
6mo ago from RichlandF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Whiting outlines new safeguards for 2014

FIA race director Charlie Whiting has said that he will continue to push...
6mo ago from Crash.net

Whiting against minimum pit stop time

Charlie Whiting has ruled out introducing minimum time for pit stops,...
6mo ago from PlanetF1.com

'1' documentary set for London opening

The spectacular new Formula One documentary ‘1’ makes its...
6mo ago from Formula1.com

Whiting defends DRS

FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting has defended DRS despite fans claims...
6mo ago from Pitpass.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

'That's the last time I'm going to ask you!'

N rounds up the best of the tantrums, sarcasm and... Read More »
15h ago from espnF1.com

Hamilton and Button send a touching letters to Michael...

British Formula One champions’ Lewis Hamilton... Read More »
12h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Alonso hails Vettel’s ‘amazing’ teammate

Fernando Alonso has hailed the 'amazing' job... Read More »
5h ago from ThisIsF1.com

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.