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Steiner recommends 'restart zone' to avoid rolling start crashes

Haas boss Guenther Steiner believes the designation of a 'restart zone' at F1 tracks could minimize the risks of a repeat of the mayhem that occurred at the restart of the Tuscan Grand Prix. At Mugello, Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas was leading the field into a rolling start when several mid-field drivers picked up the pace prematurely only to slow and produce a concertina effect that resulted in several collisions that eliminated four cars. A NASCAR-style restart zone, where the leading driver must accelerate to gradually speed up the field, could be a viable solution for F1 in the future according to Steiner. "The restart line was far down the straight at Mugello – and some people...
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