News Details

Drivers wanted Parabolica tarmac run-off - Whiting

Twitter Enlarge Charlie Whiting says F1 drivers were among those asking for the new tarmac run-off area at Monza's Parabolica corner which caused a storm when pictures circulated on Twitter last month. The reaction to the corner was generally negative from fans, while Ferrari junior and GP2 race-winner Raffaele Marciello tweeted "why?" with a picture of the work being undertaken. One of the main issues is that the new run-off area takes away some of the challenge of one of F1's most iconic corners. But FIA race director Whiting stands by the decision to tarmac the corner as he says it was in response to concerns voiced by drivers, among others. "About 35 per cent of the...
Full Story »
2y ago from espnF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Lotus drivers back changes to Monza's Parabolica

Lotus’s Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado have welcomed the...
2y ago from Formula1.com

Lotus drivers back changes to Parabolica run-off

Whilst changes to the run-off at Parabolica weren't welcomed amongst...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

'Ferrari face struggle in next two races'

Fernando Alonso on Thursday warned that Ferrari face a difficult month...
2y ago from SuperSport.com

Button happy after ‘long game’ pays off

Jenson Button admitted that he felt his strategy warranted a higher...
2y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

KTM and Yamaha differences ‘black and white’ for...

Espargaro and Smith both finished their first MotoGP race with KTM in...
10h ago from BikeSportNews.com

‘First and last’ MotoGP crash of 2017 hopes Iannone

Iannone was susprised by a lack of pace by Marquez, clipped his rear and...
11h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Zarco vows to learn after starring debut

– Tech 3 rider Johann Zarco has vowed to learn from his race-ending...
6h ago from GPUpdate.net

Vinales wins season-opening Qatar MotoGP

Spain's Maverick Vinales on a Yamaha won the season-opening Qatar MotoGP...
2d ago from SuperSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Pippa Mann secures Indy 500 return with Dale Coyne...

Pippa Mann has secured a return to the Indianapolis 500 with Dale Coyne...
57m ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Mann set for Indy 500 again with Dale Coyne Racing

Pippa Mann will return to Dale Coyne Racing for a fifth consecutive year...
1h ago from Racer.com

Mann returns to Dale Coyne for Indy 500

– Pippa Mann will return to the Indianapolis 500 after being signed...
1h ago from GPUpdate.net

Yacaman pursuing Indy 500 seat

Gustavo Yacaman is working to make his leap to the Verizon IndyCar Series...
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Pre-Event Test Videos #2 Tour de Corse 2017

Pre-Event Test Videos #2 (Fan Footage) Che Guevara Energy Drink Tour de...
7h ago from WRC.com

Test date set for Polo R5

Development under way on Volkswagen’s WRC 2 car
3h ago from WRC.com

Getting Excited for Dirt 4!

In all honesty, we're a bit late to this party since news about Dirt 4...

Germany rings the changes

New stages and a new service base in 2017
5d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Nacho - How Santi and I became friends

We often see them together in the canteen, in the gym and at training -...
3h ago from Arsenal.com

Pires Explains What Wenger Needs To Do At Arsenal

Robert Pires believes Arsene Wenger will stay at Arsenal for at least...
1h ago from AllArsenal.com

Comments

Hottest News

'Replace Kimi with Giovinazzi!', says ex-Scuderia boss

Antonio Giovinazzi's performance last weekend in... Read More »
11h ago from F1i.com

The Toto 'angry' Wolff remix - check it out!

The internet being the internet, it only took a... Read More »
4h 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.