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F1 drivers opposed to introduction of standing restarts – Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo has confirmed that Formula 1 drivers were approached ahead of the controversial introduction of standing restarts, with the Australian admitting that the response was widely negative. As of 2015, standing restarts from the grid will follow the deployment of the safety car, after the World Motor Sport Council approved the proposal last week. Asked whether the drivers had been consulted on their thoughts ahead of the introduction of standing restarts, Ricciardo replied: “We did, we all pretty much disagreed as far as I am aware. “I will let the more veteran drivers speak their minds,” he told reporters ahead of the British Grand Prix. “I said I don't think it is the...
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