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'Not possible' to return to gravel traps - Masi

Sep.21 It is "not possible" to replace every asphalt run-off area with a gravel trap, according to F1 race director Michael Masi. His comments come amid critiques of the most recent race at Mugello, the Ferrari-owned circuit that highlighted the difference between 'old school' tracks and the more sanitised modern alternatives. "Mistakes should be punished," said Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, who said he enjoyed the challenge of Mugello. 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve agrees: "The problem with those huge run-off zones at modern circuits is the driver says 'I can take more risks because nothing will happen to me'." He said drivers of his generation, on...
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