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Russell calls for standard Formula 1 cockpit size

George Russell steps into his Williams pic: Rokit Williams Racing Twitter George Russell believes that Formula 1 should introduce a standard cockpit size now that it has mandated a minimum driver weight. The championship introduced a driver weight of 80kg this year, which requires any shortfall to be made up with ballast placed around the seat to prevent a centre of gravity advantage. The 185cm tall Russell revealed that he had put on around six kilograms during the off-season and now weighs in at around 72kg. However, he believes that smaller drivers still have an advantage due to greater freedoms in packaging the car’s components, which could be negated by specifying cockpit sizes, as...
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