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F1 adds more gimmicks to 'improve the show'

Formula One will race with more preposterous gimmicks next season in a bid to improve the show after changes were made to the sporting and technical regulations following a meeting of the World Motor Sport Council in Munich on Thursday. Restarts following a safety car period will now be a standing start from the grid starting next season, replacing rolling starts, in order to give trailing drivers more opportunities to make up positions in the race. 'Standing starts will not be carried out if the safety car is used within two laps of the start (or restart) of a race or if there are less than five laps of the race remaining,' read a statement from the governing body, with the exceptions...
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