News Details

FIA approves controversial grid restarts for 2015

June 27, 2014 .- The FIA has approved restarting races from the grid after safety car periods from 2015. The controversial rule change, undoubtedly designed to spice up the 'show', was agreed by the decision-making F1 Commission recently but only rubber-stamped by the World Motor Sport Council in Munich on Thursday. The change has split opinions within the paddock, with many believing the idea of mid-race grid starts is too "artificial", or compromising safety for spectacle. "I guess it's maybe a bit more exciting because there's a bit more variability with the standing start," said Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo, arguing that a grid restart could unfairly punish the...
Full Story »
4mo ago from F1Plus.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Standing restarts get the green-light for '15

Formula 1 will switch to standing restarts following safety car periods...
4mo ago from TheF1Times.com

HAVE YOUR SAY: Standing start restarts in F1?

Motorsport's governing body continues to tweak the F1 rulebook but, as...
4mo ago from Crash.net

World Motor Sport Council approve F1 changes for 2015

  27th June, 2014 (F1 Plus / Rosie Baillie) - Last night the World...
4mo ago from F1Plus.com

FIA approves controversial grid restarts for 2015

The FIA has approved restarting races from the grid after safety car...
4mo ago from GrandPrix.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Hamilton to ditch Fuller and handle own affairs

Lewis Hamilton is scaling back his deal with... Read More »
31m ago from GrandPrix247.com

Boycott threat emerges as next F1 teams face collapse

Battle lines are being drawn as F1 reacts to the... Read More »
31m ago from ThisIsF1.com

14 cars on F1 grid in 2015?

Bernie Ecclestone has warned that only fourteen... Read More »
13h ago from SkySports.com

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.