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Should Formula One adopt IndyCar’s wheel pods?

Already in 2014 we have witnessed several heavy crashes, including two barrel-rolls, which has excellently showcased the leap in the sport’s safety throughout the last twenty years. During just the first eleven races of the year the likes of Esteban Gutierrez, Kimi Raikkonen, Felipe Massa and Marcus Ericsson have all walked away unscathed after serious accidents. With two drivers being tipped into perilous barrel-rolls, should Formula One adopt IndyCar’s wheel pods in a bid to prevent wheel-to-wheel contact which has been the catalyst for both Gutierrez and Massa’s separate barrel-rolls at Bahrain and Hockenheim? The small pods which guard the rear wheels of IndyCars have since...
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