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‘Sceptical' Marko admits Halo saved Zhou's life

Jul.5 There is no longer any doubt that the cockpit protection innovation known as ‘Halo' belongs in Formula 1. That is the view of none other than Dr Helmut Marko, the 79-year-old former Le Mans winner who is now the notoriously hard-hitting top Austrian official at Red Bull. He admits to once being 'sceptical' about Halo, as it threatens the delicate ‘DNA' of the sport. Former FIA president Jean Todt claims to have been vindicated in pushing so hard for Halo, commenting after Silverstone that he is 'glad I followed my convictions' despite 'strong opposition'. Marko says he, like millions of others around the world, was gravely concerned about Guanyu Zhou after the...
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