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Halo could get renamed before F1 introduction

Formula 1 bosses are considering renaming the Halo cockpit protection device before its mandatory introduction for next year. The structure, which has divided opinion between drivers as well as F1 fans, will make its race debut when the 2018 season kicks off in Australia in March.  But it is understood a name change for the Halo will be put forward for discussion at the next F1 Strategy Group meeting on November 7. A senior F1 source told Motorsport.com: “We’re supposed to be a gladiatorial sport, and then we give the device an angelic name. “We have various options [for a new name], but it could be something like ‘safety cage’.” While the Halo’s detractors still have doubts...
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