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FIA approves CP Tech as first Halo supplier

The FIA has approved its first supplier of the Halo head protection device just six weeks before Formula 1 pre-season testing is due to begin. The device, which is constructed out of titanium and weighs approximately 6kg – although in total with fixings, mounts and chassis changes, that could exceed 10kg – is being introduced for the 2018 season to F1 and Formula 2 initially, before being rolled out to Formula E for season five later this year. The governing body issued a tender looking for suppliers of the Halo last year and approved its first supplier on Monday, with German company CP Tech given the green-light to begin production and distribution of the device after it...
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