F1 » Penalty points confirmed in new F1 rules

Report Comment

You are about to report the comment below to the Crash.Net moderators as being abusive. An abusive comment may contain profanity, personal attacks or commercial SPAM.

Please do not report this comment as being abusive if you simply disagree with the comment posted. If this is the case then you can click on the "disagree" icon () in the upper right of the comment's post to show your dissatisfaction.

Crash.Net moderators will view all reported comments and will act as they deem necessary. This may be editing the comment or total deletion.

I have got a problem with the rules applying to track limits. A car should not be able to take advantage of the huge runoff area beyond the white line to improve lap times - particularly during qualifying. In India 2013, RBR in particular had all 4 wheels beyond the white line in one of the corners during qualifying and got away with it. Equally, to pave wide strips along the edge of a track after the apex of a corner is encouraging drivers to go beyond the white line to improve their lap time. You might say that it is for safety reasons but this is not so in Monaco and Singapore where any indiscretion will wreck the car. Have firm verges for safety's sake by all means but no hard pavings of any kind. Most tracks are at least 3 cars wide these days with huge run off areas. Therefore drivers should not take advantage of such safety measures but made to drive within the white lines at all times as they have to do on street circuits. The penalties should be clearly stated and not lef

© 1999 - 2017 Crash Media Group

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