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F1 start lights moved to compensate for halo

Formula One has changed the positioning of race start lights to ensure drivers can see clearly around the new halo head protection system that debuts in Australia this weekend. The halo, a titanium structure fixed at three points with a central upright in front of the driver's vision and an overhead loop, has been introduced to protect against the risk of bouncing wheels and other debris. Some drivers have expressed concern about seeing the start lights, depending on where they line up on the grid. "With the halo, what we've asked every circuit to do is to make the lights at a standard height above the track," the governing FIA's race director Charlie Whiting told reporters on...
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