News Details

Drivers share views on standing restart proposal

Several Formula 1 drivers have shared their thoughts on a proposed new rule to introduce standing restarts after safety car periods. It is understood that the plan - aimed at improving the spectacle of the sport – was approved by the F1 Commission and will now be sent to the FIA World Motor Sport Council for ratification before it can be added to the 2015 regulations. The potential new system would mean lapped cars are able to unlap themselves before the pack would reform on the grid in the same style as a normal race start. On the Friday and Saturday of the Austrian Grand Prix weekend, a number of drivers have spoken about the proposal. Romain Grosjean is not a fan. 'To be 100%...
Full Story »
3y ago from RichlandF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

F1 set for standing safety car restarts in 2015

Formula 1 will introduce a new standing start procedure for Safety Car...
3y ago from SpeedCafe.com

Standing restarts get the green-light for '15

Formula 1 will switch to standing restarts following safety car periods...
3y ago from TheF1Times.com

Standing starts to follow safety car periods from 2015

Standing starts from the grid are to be introduced after safety car...
3y ago from RichlandF1.com

Are standing restarts the right direction for Formula...

As the Formula One fraternity reconvenes around the Red Bull Ring for the...
3y ago from RichlandF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Lowes hails 'big steps forward' at Assen

– Aprilia rider Sam Lowes reckons he took "big steps...
2h ago from GPUpdate.net

Márquez out for eighth German GP win

– Honda rider Marc Márquez is confident of returning to a...
1h ago from GPUpdate.net

Viñales eager to reclaim championship lead

– Yamaha's Maverick Viñales says he is focused on reclaiming the...
9h ago from GPUpdate.net

Andrea Dovizioso 'won't change' racing approach after...

Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso says he “won’t change”...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Rookie Jones continuing to Impress after Strong Road...

Ed Jones sits an impressive tenth in the championship standings after...

Gutierrez continuing to adapt to IndyCar after...

Esteban Gutierrez started and finished seventeenth at Road America in only...

ECR Chevys fast at Iowa IndyCar test

Five Verizon IndyCar Series team kept busy after last weekend's race at...
1d ago from Racer.com

Robin Miller's Mailbag for June 28, presented by Honda...

Page 1 of 7 Welcome to the Robin Miller Mailbag as presented by Honda...
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Breen: Poland roads 'More Like a Battlefield than a...

Craig Breen has compared Rally Poland's stages as a...

2017 Rally Poland: Neuville Fastest Through Rutted...

Thierry Neuville was fastest through shakedown for Rally Poland, but...

Neuville tops Poland shakedown

Tänak and Paddon fill top three
5h ago from WRC.com

Thierry Neuville fastest in Rally Poland shakedown

Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville finished ahead of Ott Tanak to set the...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

David Gold: 'West Ham United are desperate for...

West Ham United co-chairman David Gold has admitted that the club are...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

David Ospina: Nantes contact Arsenal keeper about...

Ospina, 28, apparently wants to leave the Emirates after growing...
10h ago from Express.co.uk

Sunderland Striker Close To Completing AC Milan Move

It has been reported that Sunderland striker Fabio Borini touched down in...
12h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

Hottest News

Ferrari to go all out at British GP

Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi... Read More »
3h ago from F1i.com

'Dear Mr. Todt, please accept my apologies for...'

So the FIA confirmed yesterday that it will... Read More »
8h ago from F1i.com

Vettel behaviour wrong but passion should prevail - Brawn

Ross Brawn certainly won't condone Sebastian... Read More »
58m ago from F1i.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.