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Halo integration proving 'quite difficult' - Lowe

Williams tech boss Paddy Lowe admits the integration of the mandatory Halo cockpit safety device into next year's car has been challenging. The controversial new component will forever change Formula 1's aesthetics from next season, but so far it's incorporation has been a difficult process. "It's a big project to put that in the car," Lowe told "We're still working on it, and the integration is quite difficult. There are very high loads to accommodate, so I think the bigger impact is structural rather than aerodynamic." Formula 1 - a 'gladiatorial' sport - wants to rename the Halo! As each team works on the device's incorporation, Lowe believes only...
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