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 MotoGPToday.com

Private testing concluded at Aragon

Riders and team from across all categories in the World Championship took...
8h ago from MotoGP.com

Meet the Wildcards: San Marino

Four riders will join the World Championship grid for the Gran Premio TIM...
1d ago from MotoGP.com

Zarco to remain in Moto2

A dominating season in the intermediate class has left Johann Zarco with...
8h ago from MotoGP.com

Private testing concludes at Aragon

Riders and team from across all categories in the World Championship took...
8h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: Ganassi's Hull on 'the hardest-fought...

Scott Dixon's work behind the steering wheel of the No. 9 Target Chip...
9h ago from Racer.com

Justin Wilson eBay Charity Auction set for September...

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal, eBay CEO Devin Werig, and...
12h ago from Racer.com

RACER: Robin Miller with Derrick Walker on his tenure...

Former IndyCar President of Competition Derrick Walker speaks with The...
13h ago from Racer.com

Wilson funeral details announced

The funeral of the late Justin Wilson will be held next week. The British...
16h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

McRae's title marked at Wales Rally GB

Two decades previously, on Wednesday 22 November, the Scot secured the...
15h ago from WRC.com

The Pacific awaits the DS 3 WRCS

The World Rally Championship changes surface at the next round: sandwiched...
8h ago from Motorsport.com

Australia countdown: rally route

The new stages of Utungun, Bakers Creek (pictured below) and Northbank,...
17h ago from WRC.com

M-Sport await Australian adventure

FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) returns to Rally Australia next week....
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Wenger Again Hits Out At Pundits : You Have No...

It has been reported that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has again hit back...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Top 10 boots worn by footballers – 2015/16

After a phenomenal debut season which put him within touching distance of...
1h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Arsene Wenger: FA Cup win proves Arsenal are 'mentally...

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has insisted that his side are "mentally...
1h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Ainsley Maitland-Niles Scores Wonder Goal For England...

It has been reported that Arsenal winger Ainsley Maitland-Niles helped...
2h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

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.