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Formula 1 to use remote-controlled trollies to deliver trophies to drivers

Formula 1 will use radio-controlled trollies to maintain social distancing during the podium ceremony – with the system making its debut during Saturday's Formula 2 podium celebrations. Last weekend during the Austrian Grand Prix, drivers had to walk up and collect their trophies before returning to their plinths, which were situation on the start/finish straight. The ceremony wasn't very ‘F1', but was put in place quickly because of the need to maintain social distancing under COVID-19 protocols. ADVERTISEMENT A new system will be in place for this weekend's Styrian GP – also at the Red Bull Ring – with a new podium featuring a sponsor backdrop, but more intriguingly,...
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