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Five times the Halo has saved a driver from serious injury

Article To news overview The Halo cockpit protection system was introduced as a mandatory component on Formula 1 cars at the start of the 2018 season, following years of research and development by the FIA and teams to find a solution for increased cockpit safety. This push was brought about following the identification of the driver's head being an area of particular vulnerability, after the tragic deaths of Henry Surtees in Formula 2 at Brands Hatch in 2009, and the serious head injuries suffered by Felipe Massa in a qualifying crash at the Hungaroring in 2009, when an errant car spring punched a hole in his helmet. Jules Bianchi's ultimately fatal accident at Suzuka in 2014 hastened the...
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