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French GP has asked FIA to approve track changes

Promoted to managing director of French Grand Prix, Eric Boullier is hoping that FIA gives approval to a redesign of the Circuit Paul Ricard's first sector. Last year's French GP was heavily criticised by drivers and fans alike as a boring race. As such Paul Ricard officials vowed to make changes. Those, however, first have to get the go-ahead from the FIA. 'We are going to redesign all the first sector, basically,' Boullier said in an exclusive interview with RaceFans. 'There is a target which is to make the lap time a bit faster and maybe push the F1 teams to run lower downforce level. 'But we [will] also create another big opportunity for overtaking. 'Clearly this one help also the...
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