FIA safety delegate Charlie Whiting has defended the changes made to the legendary Curva Parabolica at Monza.
Speaking to media ahead of the Italian Grand Prix weekend, Whting explained, 'About 35 per cent of the gravel has been replaced. This has been requested for safety reasons by the FIA and the drivers, just as it has been at virtually every other circuit that F1 races on.
Parabolica has always been one of the most challenging corners in Formula 1. The approach from Variante Ascari is down a high speed straight into the right hander, the final corner at Monza which starts tight and gradually widens before leading on to the main straight. Any mistake would be punished...
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