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Russell calls for standard cockpit sizes

F1 rookie George Russell says standard cockpit sizes should become a rule in Formula 1. The Briton is one of the tallest drivers on the grid and with that comes a weight disadvantage. In 2019, F1 introduced rules that would require the cars to be weighted separately from the drivers with the drivers themselves now required to meet an 80kg minimum mandated weight. The rule, designed at eliminating the disadvantage to taller drivers, is a good first step according to the Williams driver but he believes that F1 could do more to further even the playing field. "I’ve always been on the lighter side and over Christmas I put on about six kilos,” said Russell. “Not just from...
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