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Whiting: 'Lauda knows nothing about safety'

Niki Lauda's comments over the decision to red flag the British Grand Prix to replace a damaged safety barrier were "ridiculous" and "unhelpful" according to the FIA's Charlie Whiting. The Austrian champion, who himself knows the dangers of F1, said the decision to replace the Armco hit by Kimi Raikkonen goes to show how "over-regulated" the sport has become. He added: "They are never going to hit [that barrier] again. They take care of every little detail and a lot of people will switch the television off." Whiting completely disagrees with Lauda's view and stressed the need to ensure safety comes before anything. "Absolutely not," he said...
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