After a report into the security problems at this year’s Brazilian Grand Prix by Liberty Media and the FIA, F1's governing body has recommended an independent security expert to apply additional plans and create a police centre at the Interlagos circuit for future races.

In a statement released after the final FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting of the year in Paris, calls have been made to improve security measures by the Brazilian Grand Prix organisers with greater cooperation between an independent security firm, police and key Formula 1 stakeholders.

This year’s race in Brazil was hit by a string of gunpoint robberies which targeted F1 teams and the FIA. A Mercedes team bus was the first target followed by FIA media, while reports also emerged of Haas, Williams and Pirelli team members being involved in incidents. Secruity fears grew so big that McLaren cancelled its private Pirelli tyre test which was due to take place at the Brazilian circuit in the week after the race.

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The robberies were muddied by local reports of police tip-offs and failing to pursue cases. The FIA has requested an independent security group is used on future plans with a secure police centre set-up during the race weekend in the circuit.

“The World Council was presented with the report on the security incidents that occurred at this year’s Brazilian Grand Prix which was requested from the Commercial Rights Holder (CRH) by the FIA,” the FIA statement read.

“Following the report, the CRH recommended that the promoter, who is responsible for the security of the event, retains an independent security expert to evaluate and advise on security plans, implements a police reporting hub at the circuit and improves overall communication between the promoter security, police and F1 stakeholders.

“The World Council strongly urged the promoter to implement these recommendations and improve the situation ahead of next year’s event. The FIA will offer to participate in discussions with the local authorities and closely monitor the situation.”

Interlagos will continue to host the Brazilian Grand Prix until at least the 2022 season having seen its current deal extended by 10 years in October 2013.