F1 » Gene: F1 Officials like safety car uncertainty


Ferrari test driver Marc Gene claims F1 officials like the uncertainly generated by safety car periods

Sort Comments: Oldest | Newest

The turkey - Unregistered

July 13, 2010 2:37 PM

Well that's a disgraceful attitude. I thought the safety car was exactly that, to ensure safety of drivers and marshalls when there are hazards on the track - not to act as some mobile chicane to spice up the racing.
If that's what "officials" want then do it properly, deploy the safety car at random intervals and brake test bored drivers.

HondaF1Fanatic

July 13, 2010 3:55 PM

I read on the F1 official page about the "New Rules for safety car period.." I could be wrong but it seems they are the same rules that were always there.

Safety car is to pick up the 1st driver and the other drivers will que up behind the safety car ( just like in Silverstone ) If they are not able to pick up the 1st driver then the other drivers will be waived through till the 1st driver is behind the safety car... The only difference is the Exiting the pit lane rule stating there will be no RED light but the driver is to re enter the track safely... Am I missing something??

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.