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FIA Dismisses Calls For Gravel Traps To Feature At Every Circuit

The FIA has dismissed calls from teams, F1 drivers and pundits for more circuits on the calendar to feature gravel traps in a bid to stop drivers from consistently exceeding track limits. Lando Norris, Carlos Sainz and Sebastian Vettel are just a few drivers who have recently come out in support of gravel traps as opposed to extensive run-off areas, as they present a greater challenge to drivers. READ: ‘He Just Didn’t Care About Anything’: Ricciardo On Having Verstappen As A Team-Mate Vettel suggested a combination of gravel followed by a grippy run-off area offers the best compromise between safety and penalising drivers for making a mistake. However, FIA Formula One race director...
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