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F1 to use standing restarts among several changes in 2015

Formula 1 races to feature more than one standing start Safety car periods will be followed by standing race restarts from the grid next season, Formula 1′s governing body has announced. The measure, which replaces rolling restarts, is aimed at making grands prix more exciting but has been criticised by some drivers. 'I understand the start is one of the most exciting times for the fans but it sounds very extreme and I hope it's not going to be done. It's going too far with things,' Mercedes' championship leader Nico Rosberg said at last weekend's Austrian Grand Prix. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) said in a statement that its World Motor Sport Council had agreed the...
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