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Todt reflects on Spa: ‘We would’ve been massacred’

FIA president Jean Todt felt that the washout at Spa was a no-win situation for Formula 1, citing safety concerns if the race had got underway. That Sunday afternoon in Belgium was spent waiting for meaningful action to unfold, but the FIA were heavily criticised as cars were sent out for two laps behind the Safety Car, which allowed for half points to be awarded and classification of a ‘race' having taken place. As a result, Lewis Hamilton and Carlos Sainz both voiced their hope that fans in attendance at Spa would receive a refund for their trouble, after conditions proved to be unraceable. Todt stood by the decision to not get started in earnest in case the danger overwhelmed the...
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