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Heavier F1 drivers to be penalised by Halo in 2018

Taller and heavier Formula 1 drivers could be at a disadvantage once again in 2018 as the Halo pushes up the overall weights of the cars. The FIA has raised the minimum weight limit by 6kgs in 2018 to take the Halo into account, having already added some leeway for 2017 before plans to introduce it were postponed. However, teams have found that the Halo mountings and the work necessary to beef up their new chassis to pass the associated load tests has added extra weight, with a figure of up to 14kgs mentioned by Force India. For some teams this will remove any scope for using ballast and mean that any extra kilos carried by the drivers themselves push the overall weight over the minimum....
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