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'Standing restarts will work'

FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting is confident that drivers concerns over the controversial new-for-2015 standing restarts rule will be allayed.Since details of the plan – which was last week ratified and inserted into next year's Sporting Regulations by the World Motor Sport Council - first emerged last month both drivers and fans have expressed concern over the implications of moving away from the traditional rolling restarts which follow Safety Car phases.Their principal fears appear to centre on the likelihood of an increased disadvantage to the driver leading the race at the time of a restart, given positions rarely change hands in a rolling start, and concern over the state of...
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