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F1 to adopt standing re-starts in 2015

Hot on the heels of exhaust trumpets and titanium sparks, the latest radical F1 innovation has now emerged. Multiple authoritative sources are reporting that, at last week's F1 Commission meeting, it was agreed that standing re-starts will spice up the show from 2015. Currently, after the customary grid start at the beginning of the race, safety car periods are followed by a rolling re-start. But, in an atmosphere of soul-searching within the Red Bull Ring paddock this weekend, it emerges that it has been agreed that mid-race standing re-starts would inject more excitement back into the sport. "On the other hand it increases the accident risk and the cost," said one early critic,...
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