News Details

Todt unmoved by Vergne hospital story

Jean Todt insists he is not moved by claims extreme diets are putting drivers at risk. As the heavier 2014 cars struggle to get beneath the 692kg minimum weight limit, rumours 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 weight loss in a healthy way within the existing rules. "Honestly, I don't know why...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Todt unmoved by Vergne extreme diet hospital story

Todt unmoved by Vergne extreme diet hospital story 8 April, 2014 FIA...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

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 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

Montezemolo: F1 has to be extreme

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo says F1 “has to be extreme” and...
1y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Analysis: How Rossi made Yamaha eat out of his hand

When he rejoined Yamaha from Ducati in 2013, Valentino Rossi was very much...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Honda: Main concern is the electronics

I think at the moment the gap to Jorge and Vale is a lot to do with the...
4h ago from Crash.net

Smith tips two or three top riders to sign before Qatar

Bradley Smith has tipped 'two or three' of MotoGP's top riders to sign...
3h ago from Crash.net

Tight schedule for new Aprilia

Aprilia Racing manager Romano Albesiano admits the factory's all-new...
9h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDYCAR: Chilton encouraged after first test

New Chip Ganassi Racing driver Max Chilton turned his first laps in an...
45m ago from Racer.com

Frijns a “possibility” in fourth Andretti...

Michael Andretti has admitted that open-wheel and GT star Robin Frijns...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

RACER: Sonoma IndyCar testing footage

RACER's Marshall Pruett brings you footage of Wednesday's Chevy...
13h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Sonoma testing gallery

Images from Wednesday's test day for Chevrolet-powered teams from Chip...
17h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Ogier: I'm up for the Swedish challenge

Upbeat champ unfazed by mild conditions
1h ago from WRC.com

Global Rallycross to open 2016 season at Wild Horse...

The season opener and first of four doubleheaders on the schedule, will...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Swedish stage teams work through the night

Organisers sent road-levelling machinery into the Vargåsen,...
4h ago from WRC.com

Dakar veteran Viladoms calls time on rally career

KTM factory rider Jordi Viladoms, a veteran of 10 starts in the Dakar...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Özil joins Arsenal teammate in contract talks over...

Alexis Sanchez has recently been tipped to sign a bumper new deal, but it...
1h ago from AllArsenal.com

Inter Milan Demand £35M For Arsenal Target Icardi

It has been revealed that Inter Milan have set their asking price this...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

JGs - Check Out Spot Gunner!

The players have been getting involved in an ongoing JG TV Challenge...
5h ago from Arsenal.com

Behind the Numbers: Gunners at high noon

With Arsenal facing Leicester City at midday on Sunday, our infographic...
5h ago from Arsenal.com

Comments

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.