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Standing restart idea came from McLaren - Whiting

Charlie Whiting has revealed that the idea for standing restarts came from himself and McLaren after the two discussed ideas to spice up the sport. The rule change will come into effect next year and will see cars lining up on the grid after a safety car period to restart the race. It's a controversial decisions with fans and drivers mainly against the proposal, but Whiting is confident it will improve races. "Standing restart is something that I was involved in personally," he said in an interview for the Russian Grand Prix. "I was talking to someone at McLaren and we came up with this idea how to make this show a bit better. "When you watch a race, what is the most...
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