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Main F1 safety measures enacted since Senna's death

The deaths of Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger at the San Marino Grand Prix in 1994 were the last driver fatalities in Formula One, due largely to the safety review prompted by their deaths and on-going measures to reduce the almost annual incidence of such tragedies in the series. Here are the main F1 safety measures enacted since that time: ------ HEAD AND NECK SUPPORT AP Photo/Victor Caivano Senna died due to head injuries, and protection of the head and neck is the principal safety priority, as it is those traumas which are the most likely to cause death in the short time before on-track medical personnel can attend. Helmets are subject to testing to ensure they can withstand...
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