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Gary Anderson: F1 can do more to solve driver weight issue

The Formula 1 Strategy Group has at last come up with a sensible solution to the problem of a driver’s weight with a ballasted minimum weight of 80kg. This is something I have been advocating for years because it just isn’t correct for someone who would healthily weigh 75kg to go on a diet just because the car is overweight.  In the 1980s and ‘90s, the weight of the driver was not part of the overall car weight and there were minimum cockpit length dimensions, so small and light drivers were the order of the day. But that all changed, and for the better, but there is still more that needs to be done. If the planned changes are brought in for 2019 then I hope the rules take into...
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