News Details

Todt unmoved by Vergne extreme diet hospital story

Todt unmoved by Vergne extreme diet hospital story 8 April, 2014 FIA President Jean Todt insists he is not moved by claims that extreme diets are putting Formula 1 drivers at risk. As the heavier 2014 cars struggle to get beneath the 692kg minimum weight limit, reports of drivers deliberately dehydrating, fasting and even fainting have been swirling in the paddock. Toro Rosso's Jean-Eric Vergne says he even visited hospital after the Australian Grand Prix. 'I did a diet this winter but you get to certain limits that the body can no longer take,' he said, clearly urging for an increase in the weight limit. But Todt, the president of the FIA, said it is up to the drivers to manage their...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Vergne admits hospitalisation amid extreme F1 diets

Jean-Eric Vergne has admitted he was hospitalised recently amid an extreme...
1y ago from GrandPrix.com

Vergne hospitalised in weight debate

As the argument over F1's minimum weight continues, Jean-Eric Vergne...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

FIA must take immediate action on driver weight

Formula 1 needs to implement an urgent regulation change at once. Luca di...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Vergne reveals he was hospitalised because of extreme...

Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne has admitted he was...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Sachsenring ready for fireworks in MotoGP title battle

Valentino Rossi heads to the Sachsenring for the GoPro Motorrad Grand...
20h ago from MotoGP.com

Poncharal: Right now, I d keep Smith and Espargaro

If Monster Yamaha Tech 3 team boss Herve Poncharal had to decide his 2016...
17h ago from Crash.net

Bradl to miss home Grand Prix

After breaking his scaphoid last time out in Assen, Stefan Bradl will...
15h ago from MotoGP.com

Zarco out to break more records in Sachsenring

The incredible season of Johann Zarco continued at Assen with another...
20h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Power penalised for Fontana incident

– Will Power has been fined $25,000 and placed on probation for the...
4d ago from GPUpdate.net

IndyCar: 'Insane' race spurs critics, supporters

Several leading IndyCar drivers including Juan Pablo Montoya, Will Power...
1w ago from Racer.com

IndyCar Power fined $25k; Vautier $10K, Rahal $5k...

The Verizon IndyCar Series has informed its teams of the penalties...
5d ago from Racer.com

2016 IndyCar season to be longer, Road America may...

IndyCar is expecting a stronger schedule for next season, which will last...
5d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Ogier: Tyre error almost tripped me up

Rally Poland victor worried about tyre slip-up
7h ago from WRC.com

To China or not to China, WRC ponders

First of, this could get a little long and a little incoherent… I...

Toyota's WRC project, are you OK?

Please allow me to pull out the basic facts, or at least what looks like...
15h ago from WorldRallyBlog.c...

Idris Elba takes to the stages

Rally the focus of a new television series
20h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal Can Beat Any Team In The World – Hector...

It has been reported that Arsenal fullback Hector Bellerin says they feel...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Raheem Sterling is the most valuable young player in...

Raheem Sterling is the most valuable young player in Europe as Premier...
5h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta pens new one-year deal as...

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta pens new one-year deal as Arsene Wenger...
4h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Arsenal Lining Up Bid For Porto Midfielder Yacine...

It has been reported that Arsenal are being linked with Porto midfielder...
8h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

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.