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F1 Doomsday clock won't strike in Melbourne

During his Thursday afternoon address to the media, Charlie Whiting moved to dispel fears that Formula One could be facing its most gelastic scenario since Indianapolis 2005. Whiting was quick to point out that whilst such a situation was remote, he did admit that if “it came to the situation where no cars were actually running, we'd simply stop the race – because there wouldn't be much of one, would there?” 'If the race couldn't be restarted as the rules say, then the results would be declared on the lap prior to the one during which the race was stopped and whoever was running at that time would be the winner.' Whiting also added that there was nothing to stop a car that had...
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