News Details

'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...
Full Story »
10mo ago from SkySports.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Pirelli also has concerns over standing restarts

The grid could become a very busy place during a grand prix Formula 1 tyre...
10mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Pirelli unsure how standing restarts will work

Sutton Images Enlarge Tyre supplier Pirelli admits more research needs...
10mo ago from espnF1.com

Standing restarts confirmed for 2015

– From the 2015 season, Safety Car periods will be followed by...
11mo ago from GPUpdate.net

Drivers opposed to standing restarts - Ricciardo

Sutton Images Enlarge Daniel Ricciardo says F1's drivers made it clear...
10mo ago from espnF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Rossi: All is open for tomorrow

Valentino Rossi refused to panic after setting the ninth fastest time on...
6h ago from Crash.net

Marquez trying to tame 'aggressive' Honda

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez finished Friday practice for the...
7h ago from Crash.net

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP tees off action in Tuscany

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi kicked off...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Dovizioso topples Marquez to hold sway in FP2

Andrea Dovizioso remains rooted to the top spot following FP2 at Mugello...
11h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: Kanaan heads practice in Detroit

Tony Kanaan left it until his penultimate lap to wrestle his No. 10 Chip...
8h ago from Racer.com

RACER VIDEO: Will Power on Detroit Race 1 pole

The RACER Channel's Robin Miller interviews Team Penske's Will Power...
2h ago from Racer.com

Detroit: Practice 1 results

Kanaan fastest at start of Detroit doubleheader Practice 1 times 1. Tony...
7h ago from Crash.net

Detroit: Qualifying results

Power on record-setting pace for Detroit pole Qualifying times Round 1 -...
2h ago from Crash.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Kubica's Portugal success with revamped team

Pole re-establishes link with M-Sport
9h ago from WRC.com

New Fiesta sets Tänak’s pulse racing

The Estonian finished fifth after a troublefree run over rough gravel...
13h ago from WRC.com

Erik Carlsson 1929-2015

Swedens 'Mr Saab' and a pioneer of left-foot braking
1d ago from WRC.com

Olsbergs MSE Ford returns to Global Rallycross to...

2015 championship season opens this weekend in Fort Lauderdale Charlotte,...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Jack Wilshere is wanted at Arsenal, insists Arsene...

Jack Wilshere is wanted at Arsenal, insists Arsene Wenger amid interest...
2h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Sherwood defends Wenger record

Describing him as an 'incredible manager', the Aston Villa boss has...
2h ago from Football365.com

Wenger not reflecting on past

The Frenchman ended his nine-year trophy drought in last season's final...
2h ago from Football365.com

FA Cup Final: Team News And Predicted Line-Ups

As the curtain is brought down on yet another season for this Arsenal...
7h ago from FreshArsenal.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

FIA seeking real-time ‘drivers telemetry’ for F1

F1's governing body wants to plug the drivers... Read More »
13h ago from ThisIsF1.com

McLaren supremo asks Denmark to power Magnussen return

McLaren supremo Ron Dennis jetted into Denmark... Read More »
7h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Button 'didn't expect' Vettel's pace

Jenson Button says after Sebastian Vettel's form... Read More »
18h ago from PlanetF1.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.