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Standing start restarts confirmed for 2015

The FIA has confirmed that races will restart from a standing start following safety car periods in 2015. After the idea was raised during an F1 Commission meeting last week, the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) has ratified the change in regulations in a meeting in Munich on Thursday. The only time standing restarts will not be used will be if the safety car is deployed in the opening two laps or within five laps of the finish of the race. Standing starts are one of a number of changes to the regulations next year, with testing to be reduced once again. The three four-day pre-season tests are only permitted to take place in Europe and will be reduced to two four-day tests in 2016. Next...
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