The 'joke' decision that highlights a bigger F1 problem

F1 officials were in the firing line again in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with puzzling decisions over yellow flags and safety cars that angered drivers. Along with other confusing calls and punishments, plus a string of previous actions that baffled the F1 paddock, Scott Mitchell looks at a worrying theme that needs to be changed - mainly for the sake of safety.

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  1. Fjutcha

    Fjutcha

    Acum 2 ore

    With the problem of double yellows i think they should add something like code 60... not 60 specificly but with tb.he same system

  2. xristos kalandrias

    xristos kalandrias

    Acum 3 ore

    FIA's decisions is like a flower in the wind.

  3. PC_Modder

    PC_Modder

    Acum 3 ore

    To put it simply - questions need to be asked

  4. Jonathan Agulhas

    Jonathan Agulhas

    Acum 5 ore

    VANSTAPEN! Is a joke🤡his useless😜

  5. kolim jone

    kolim jone

    Acum 6 ore

    If Schumacher was the only one really slowing down for the Verstappen incident all the other drivers should had been given penaltys, its unfair to MSC

  6. sPACEje

    sPACEje

    Acum 11 ore

    They need to do VSC and then SC for restart on every crash, that's what happen in GT3 and it works well. What about electronic speed limit system to force car to slow down on every yellow parts ? F1 officials are still in 1967.

  7. andrew newton

    andrew newton

    Acum 13 ore

    if double yellows are shown ,then the drivers should press the pit speed button so they all go no faster than each other

  8. oneshot_me

    oneshot_me

    Acum 15 ore

    Enjoyed the video and I gave it a Thumbs Up

    • kolim jone

      kolim jone

      Acum 6 ore

      student has made the same mistake on their homework then the teacher must have made a mistake. This is usually obvious to everyone but the teacher. In the same way, th

  9. kailen piardi

    kailen piardi

    Acum 19 ore

    haha i keep thinking about how its etiquette in cycling to "back off the gas" when the yellow jersey has a mechanical or has to stop for a wiz

  10. wolf 101

    wolf 101

    Acum 19 ore

    after the death of jules this shit just can't fly anymore.

  11. Aditya Vikram

    Aditya Vikram

    Acum 23 ore

    Spot on mate…! I think FIA’s underlying motivation of making F1 more thrilling than it already is and putting on a good show, are often the root cause of such compromises. The claim for tyre burst due to debris also needs to be investigated. If there was debris what were the safety officials and track side Marshall’s in that section of the track doing. Why didn’t they not spot the debris and deploy a VSC to clean it off. Track side limits are anyways a joke. Bahrain (Max vs Sir Ham) and Portugal (Max’s fastest lap deletion) are a head scratcher. How many more failures before Masi is demoted to a trackside Marshall..!

  12. Ito Ke

    Ito Ke

    Acum o Zi

    I was in Belgium at Spa when Antoine Hubert passed away during his crash. I understand why Charles is irritable/upset about the lack of response. When you lose a friend in an accident you can't blame them for having little patience for a lack of response time. I lost a few friends in accidents. One on a motorcycle, lady made an illegal uturn and hit him and the other they got t-boned on the way home from work during a rainy night. So I understand Charles perspective. He has every right to be upset. I still can't describe the feeling of being at the race when you know someone has had a horrible accident. On race day it was a very heavy feeling, that day at Spa 2019.

  13. george carpenter

    george carpenter

    Acum o Zi

    The damaged toenail revealingly tap because protest phytogeographically kick beyond a happy revolver. glossy, ordinary motorcycle

  14. bishopoftroy

    bishopoftroy

    Acum o Zi

    So much technology and they just can`t put a bloody software limiter on the car when hazard is on the track...lame

  15. LegitDucks

    LegitDucks

    Acum o Zi

    I thought it was absolutely insane having Max out of the car on the fastest part of the circuit with only waved yellows. Couldn't imagine what would have happened if someone else's tire failed.

  16. mmi16

    mmi16

    Acum o Zi

    Masi is not Charlie Whiting and doesn't have the respect of the drivers.

  17. Tenzin Rigdol

    Tenzin Rigdol

    Acum o Zi

    The narrator voice needs to be more clearer (maybe it’s a mic issue) but other than that great content

  18. Adrian Durn

    Adrian Durn

    Acum o Zi

    Because it's not like Jules Bianchi wasn't killed for the poor application of safety cars and red flags.

  19. Der Bruvva

    Der Bruvva

    Acum o Zi

    officials need to be skinned alive

  20. Barnabás Molnár

    Barnabás Molnár

    Acum o Zi

    Overreacting is way better than under reacting these situations. Deploy the safetycar or red flag the session immediately. They will start racing again. but if you hesitate and delay the decisions you can kill someone. Both driver and marshal. We saw marshals on the track now more than a couple of times. Last year Turkey, Imola, this year Bahrain, and now Baku. Unacceptable. Masi ment to be a temporary option after the unfortunate death of Whiting. I don't know how he is still in charge.

  21. Hami101

    Hami101

    Acum o Zi

    TL:DR Fuck Michael Masi for putting drivers at risk multiple times in Baku.

  22. Elliott Henderson

    Elliott Henderson

    Acum o Zi

    Similar problem in MotoGP with decisions race direction are taking. Not black flagging riders when their leathers are undone on track. Track limit penalties that are deciding race results etc

  23. Novacification

    Novacification

    Acum o Zi

    Fine if you think all drivers (or most driver should be penalized) but by doing nothing to Tsunoda for not lifting at all, you're basically signalling to all the other drivers that they might as well do the same. If you want to signal to all the drivers that they should slow down more then penalize them but Masi's inaction simply widened the range of responses to anywhere from nothing to a complete crawl. So now drivers are forced to look for a competitive edge in a safety situation while wondering if Masi is in a forgiving mood on the day or if someone served him cold coffee at the hotel that morning.

  24. Joey Gee

    Joey Gee

    Acum o Zi

    Here is the point. If every single driver on the grid has made the same mistake then the fault isn't with the drivers, it's with the FIA. It's like a teacher in a classroom. If every single student has made the same mistake on their homework then the teacher must have made a mistake. This is usually obvious to everyone but the teacher. In the same way, the FIA will refuse to admit wrongdoing, but at the end of the day, they are the ones who have made the rules vague and down to interpretation. Not only does Yuki deserve a penalty, the FIA need to rewrite the rules and change the procedure / safety regulations. Otherwise, this will happen again and again.

  25. 06 DPA

    06 DPA

    Acum o Zi

    7:30 Wet track racing with recovery vehicles still on track has already caused a death, we don't want more.

  26. Mark Dowse

    Mark Dowse

    Acum o Zi

    It's simply clearly a WRONG decision. Heads of such decision makers must roll, or else a driver may be hurt or killed.

  27. Herwig HÖFLE

    Herwig HÖFLE

    Acum o Zi

    It could be as simple as that, looking to the N24: double yellow equals to speed down to 120 kph, to further slow the cars down there's "Code 60" meaning activation of the pit lane speed limiter and reducing speed to 60 kph. Period. Flag signs are transmitted to the cars way ahead of the incident by radio, so no one can argue to not have seen anything. So it is technically possible on a 25 km racetrack - no excuses for the FIA and F1.

  28. Bret Z

    Bret Z

    Acum o Zi

    Visibility only defence.. I like le clark

  29. DeYouNit

    DeYouNit

    Acum o Zi

    These FIA morons are paid millions. Hold them more accountable for sure

  30. Sandra

    Sandra

    Acum o Zi

    Thanks for having the data to back up explanations. Too bad the FIA doesn’t believe in that. Drivers snd Teams should be furious. After all that has been done to improve safety, can it really unravel for this? Good video!

  31. Aaron Green

    Aaron Green

    Acum o Zi

    Of course questions should be asked. They should always be asked to ensure the right measures are being taken and to develop safety precautions. It can never be perfect but can always be better

  32. pear7777

    pear7777

    Acum 2 Zile

    They're effin right.

  33. jamiemb17

    jamiemb17

    Acum 2 Zile

    Is it not obvious that they delayed bring the SC out so that everyone could get past it and no one would have to unlap themselves to close to the end of the race?

  34. David Cane

    David Cane

    Acum 2 Zile

    As far as Baku is concerned.... VSC!!! That's exactly what it's there for. It was introduced in the wake of drivers (Bianchi) not allowing for double yellows in Suzuka and the traffic consequences. Masi looks like he's up against a ticking clock here. He's missing the point re safety completely and if this continues he has to go.

  35. klemm1985

    klemm1985

    Acum 2 Zile

    Cry babys 👶

  36. daedraq

    daedraq

    Acum 2 Zile

    "Mick absolutely crawled past Verstappen." Are you sure it wasn't just haases top speed?

  37. korgmangeek

    korgmangeek

    Acum 2 Zile

    add "yellow" button to limit the PU power or speed.

  38. MrLeovanderMeer

    MrLeovanderMeer

    Acum 2 Zile

    It`s double yellow. That means slow down. That is what did not happen and that is the problem.

  39. SmokingSpitfire

    SmokingSpitfire

    Acum 2 Zile

    We lost a driver 2 years ago due to a high speed side on impact. It wouldve surely been fatal if stroll or max had been hit by any driver passing that incident. They should have instantly red flagged the race. Or safety car at least. Masi needs to go, before he has a drivers blood on his hands.

  40. Alec Brown

    Alec Brown

    Acum 2 Zile

    The drivers have a point. Pirrelli's pathetic excuse for 2 different cars, 1 high, and 1 low rake, wasnt good enough. The other cars doing 200+ mph on the wreckage, carbon fibre etc, could have caused an even worse scenario. Take lewis's front wing at the halt, ready to break in 2. The crash should have brought out an imediate red flag, and instruction to go into the pits. Flags being ignored, especially as now there are flag lights round the circuit, flag displays on the drivers dashboards, along with speed deltas ( or limits) for each driver to slow down to, are simply inexcusable. And iff the grid ignores the flags and deltas, then every driver should be fined and given a penalty point, or 10 second stop go.

  41. seeni gzty

    seeni gzty

    Acum 2 Zile

    nothing happened yet

  42. Sim Dane

    Sim Dane

    Acum 2 Zile

    Absolutely amazing journalism, this.

    • FNC Luke

      FNC Luke

      Acum 2 Zile

      Agreed

  43. Joy L

    Joy L

    Acum 2 Zile

    The safety rules are there for safety, not unfair advantages. If you don't penalize drivers for breaking those rules they will learn it's okay to do that again. No "talking to" at a driver meeting is gonna change that. Masi should get his head checked.

  44. Joy L

    Joy L

    Acum 2 Zile

    Masi is making so many dodgy decisions it baffles me he is still in charge. Probably politics keeping him in the position. It's gonna lead to more dangerous situations and controversies for sure.

    • Joy L

      Joy L

      Acum 2 Zile

      @seeni gzty me too - it's because he ruins the sport by not applying penalties where he should and applying them where he shouldn't. And worst of all, as explained in this video, he toys with drivers' lives by not enforcing safety regulations.

    • seeni gzty

      seeni gzty

      Acum 2 Zile

      Michael Massi, just have 0 clue what hes doing, I hate him with a passion. idk why

  45. Malcolm Gambrill

    Malcolm Gambrill

    Acum 2 Zile

    Rules are no good unless they are enforced. Yellow flag should impose a maximum limit or to be fair impose the virtual safety car so no drive is penalised for his unlucky position at the time of the incident. The thing that I found most perplexing was the need to restart the race with only a couple of laps left, there was very nearly another major incident at turn one. The new race director need to get his act together before someone get killed through his action or lack of it. They should bring back tyre choice from more than one company it was much more fun when tyre could make a big difference and there was competition between the companies to produce the best compounds for the job. Give them enough fuel to finish the race flat out all this fuel management crap is not helping.

  46. Yeolde GamerSteve

    Yeolde GamerSteve

    Acum 2 Zile

    Masi is just not up to the job, get him out before someone is badly hurt or worse.

  47. Joe Knaggs

    Joe Knaggs

    Acum 2 Zile

    When the Stroll incident happened, I was thinking it was an instant red flag and I was like wtf, where is the red flag

  48. Lou Wie

    Lou Wie

    Acum 2 Zile

    Correction - F1 has become a joke.

  49. brvoigt

    brvoigt

    Acum 2 Zile

    There have been a lot of questionable calls by Masi over the past year, and the inconsistency is quite annoying, but Baku went too far and now this amateur-hour is clearly endangering the safety of everyone on track. I was upset at the Stroll incident and wondering what the hell they were doing but when Max hit the wall where he did and they hesitated... I was not believing what I was seeing. I don't think he's up to the task, both in competency and in attitude he doesn't have what a race director for F1 needs, a rational quick-acting and un-biased approach. As pointed out in the video, Charlie wasn't perfect and mistakes are made, but I never felt races were being run in the unsafe manner as I've seen in the past year. People need to start calling for his resignation.

  50. Femi CEO

    Femi CEO

    Acum 2 Zile

    I love claiming Masi was blamed for the late delay but you still want him to investigate Tsuonado why all the team were calling him...I doubt if Scott can ask interview questions and make this video

  51. DrtyALGreen

    DrtyALGreen

    Acum 2 Zile

    They're starting to look like the AMA....an out of touch joke of officials. The pinnacle of world motor sports need to set the example, not make excuses and loopholes.

  52. 83j049733rfe4

    83j049733rfe4

    Acum 2 Zile

    Just invent a new safety requirement for the 2022 season so that F1 becomes just a little less about organic, actual racing or genuine heroics to keep the profit margins up. Like that time at Suzuka when there was a typhoon and the medivac helicopters were grounded because it wasn't safe to fly someone out in case they crashed into the heavy equipment trying to remove cars that already crashed because it was raining that bad because there was a literal typhoon approaching the circuit.

  53. ??

    ??

    Acum 2 Zile

    Masi will have a death on his hands if he's not careful

  54. Cpt Markski

    Cpt Markski

    Acum 3 Zile

    From my point of view, having been an avid F1 fan since the early 90's, we've seen a revolution in terms of safety. Car design has been phenomenal, the different methods put in place to insure fast medical response (doctor follows the cars on the first lap, race suspended if the helicopter can't take off, ect). Then the new virtual safety car after the heart breaking Japanese GP. The only thing that seems to have stayed the same is the way the race officials operate. Different team every race so you get inconsistencies, they've always been slow to react to changes on track, whether that's an accident to deploy the safety car or to bring the safety car in when they start in a wet race and the track was safe 3 laps earlier. They need a complete rethink on how the race officials are implemented, standardise reactions to certain situations and hold the race director accountable for mistakes and misjudgemnts. It's not as if these guys do it for nothing, they get paid a ridiculous amount of money to do it, unlike marshals who do it for free.

  55. oxyfide

    oxyfide

    Acum 3 Zile

    I think it's time he steps down. What a "yoke"

  56. Stephen Gibb

    Stephen Gibb

    Acum 3 Zile

    massi is out of his depth and it really shows in his slowness to make bad decisions.

  57. Jeeve Seventynine

    Jeeve Seventynine

    Acum 3 Zile

    It was never brought up when Jules Bianchi died either. As if it is all non debatable and "perfect". That is just dumb, there is nothing in this world that can't be talked about, debated, or criticized. Perfection is an illusion, nothing is perfect, but we can strife for it and make it our goal. Problems can't be solved if you ignore them.

  58. Linus

    Linus

    Acum 3 Zile

    5:53talking about "repeat offenders" and Mazepin is shown for the first time in the video XD

  59. dillon_hartley

    dillon_hartley

    Acum 3 Zile

    Michael Massi, just have 0 clue what hes doing, I hate him with a passion. idk why

  60. Nur Farizan Ahmad Jaini

    Nur Farizan Ahmad Jaini

    Acum 3 Zile

    F1 is owned by American so expect show rather than sport.

  61. FriendNotFoeBand

    FriendNotFoeBand

    Acum 3 Zile

    I feel like a deadly crash is gonna happen if they keep up like this. For instance the barrier shape in relation to the track at Bahrain with Grosjean's crash. Why on earth is there just a 90 degree armco barrier right there!? That is a massive oversight. There should be sand and tires along that stretch. Or the walls at the new Miami course. They are depending on the tires and equipment to hold at 180+ mph with multiple change backs leading straight into concrete barriers if anything goes wrong. Those cars are tough, but you can't get cozy and ignore basic track safety. I fear for the big one if they don't get back to that "post-Senna" sense of urgency. We already lost Bianchi and Hubert in this era.

  62. PooWaffle

    PooWaffle

    Acum 3 Zile

    Why don't we drive the whole race behind safety car?

  63. ZG002

    ZG002

    Acum 3 Zile

    Maybe someone needs to write an official complaint to the FIA for everyone to follow. A few thousand complaints about the guy from fans might make someone sit up and listen. I dunno about all of you but I'd rather not watch another death while watching an F1 race.

  64. Robert Harrington

    Robert Harrington

    Acum 3 Zile

    Masi has not been good enough. And that's the long and the short of it he simply hasn't been good enough.

  65. Pedro Rangel

    Pedro Rangel

    Acum 3 Zile

    C'mon, the problems of Masi already existed under the Whiting era. There is nothing new under the sun.

  66. LNS_CTDi

    LNS_CTDi

    Acum 3 Zile

    Personally I don't think Masi is fit for the job.

  67. Christian Vincent

    Christian Vincent

    Acum 3 Zile

    The FIA would do well to adopt the ‘If in doubt safety first’ mantra. Inexplicable delays in mitigating actions have been a feature of the FIA for many years. Just look at the 2015 season, where we lost Bianchi. That incident sums up what dithering following an incident can cause. The fact that only a few races previous we had poor track marshals trying to recover Sutil’s stricken car on a main straight under waved yellows in Germany should have been the warning that the FIA needed to sharpen up their act. But a combination of arrogance and lack of accountability of the sport means that the FIA have continued under the new race director with the same flawed approach to incident management. Hamilton last year had the book thrown at him at Monza, in a situation where he and the team had less than ten seconds to respond to the pit lane being closed by the FIA signified by some hidden message sent to the teams and inappropriately situated pit closed lights. Whereas the FIA allow themselves minutes to make an obvious decision about sending a safety car out, get it wrong far too often and do not even recognise or admit that their dithering has been far more dangerous than Hamilton trundling down a partially closed pit lane at 50KPH! Ironic, sad and very concerning IMO. If in doubt safety first should guide every decision the FIA make !!

  68. Scott Paul Hubbard

    Scott Paul Hubbard

    Acum 3 Zile

    This is what happens when you put money first and give a 3 world hell hole a top race

  69. Frank

    Frank

    Acum 3 Zile

    I don't think the FIA counts on sources such as "THE RACE" to investigate so throroughly. Good work, and hopefully they hear this!

  70. Mis - shifted

    Mis - shifted

    Acum 3 Zile

    Masi is the literal definition of a fool

  71. The Rad Fems

    The Rad Fems

    Acum 3 Zile

    Yellow flags should trigger pit lane speed limiters, double yellows should be pace cars.

  72. Knightinbattle

    Knightinbattle

    Acum 4 Zile

    To everyone who's reading this comment: God bless your life!

  73. dawson welsh

    dawson welsh

    Acum 4 Zile

    They just need an electronically enforced full yellow speed limit. If the full course yellow or safety car is out all of the drivers cars should automatically limit them to a certain speed and this is only removed on the lap that the safety car is to come in.

  74. Davie Robb

    Davie Robb

    Acum 4 Zile

    The best barrister couldn't successfully defend mass

  75. Justine-Paula Robilliard

    Justine-Paula Robilliard

    Acum 4 Zile

    The simple solution is a full course slow zone 15% greater than pitlane speed limit, controlled via full course radio station...the car cannot exceed this speed at any point and is only deactivated once it passes the start line on a green flag track.

  76. Shapeless

    Shapeless

    Acum 4 Zile

    Michael Masi needs to go. Clearly he isn't the man for the job.

  77. Meet Sanghvi

    Meet Sanghvi

    Acum 4 Zile

    If there hadn't been the mazepin incident before this season, Tsunoda wouldn't be enjoying his cute teddy image till now

  78. Marc Helmberger

    Marc Helmberger

    Acum 4 Zile

    Tsunoda is actually worse than Mazepin currently, not lifting during yellow flag was sometimes enough for a black flag before

  79. Marc Helmberger

    Marc Helmberger

    Acum 4 Zile

    We as fans should file a suit against Masi. He’s endangering lives recurrently, and seemingly FIA and Liberty Media aren’t going to do anything about it

  80. Oblio1942

    Oblio1942

    Acum 4 Zile

    im honestly surprised that first off they didnt at least deploy the vsc as soon as the crash happened before the actual saftey car came out since like isnt that the point of the vsc. Also shocked that theres no mandatory amount or percentage of power or w.e that drivers have to slow down to under double yellows. Wasnt that part of the issue during the Biannci crash, not slowing down enough during double yellows?

  81. Screwball

    Screwball

    Acum 4 Zile

    If there's an issue with drivers not slowing enough and it's a safety issue, just VSC any double yellow situation and then look at pulling the saftey car out if needed. Might be an unpopular opinion but I feel it's the only way to make sure all drivers slow down as the threat of loosing an advantage is less.

  82. Rob

    Rob

    Acum 4 Zile

    Does anyone remember when he let them all go out for qualifying while a tractor was still out on track rather than waiting 2 minutes? He should have been fired then imo. Bianchi's death was only a few years ago. He will get someone killed.

  83. Rob

    Rob

    Acum 4 Zile

    Massi is so far out of his depth. How can the pinnacle of motorsport have the guy in charge be so inept? His rant about drivers going too fast is entirely his fault. If there's a safety car they have a delta.

  84. Nicholas Giles

    Nicholas Giles

    Acum 4 Zile

    All these grey areas are utter nonsense and easy to solve. 1. Introduce a second speed limiter on the car for double waved yellows, which must be adhered to throughout the entire effected sector of the race track. If drivers do not comply in the correct manner then give them a suitable penalty. (A severe penalty like a drive through of 10 second stop/go will add a sufficient deterrent, if it applies during racing condition). 2. Track limit's are track limit's... The white line defines the track, end of. Give warnings and apply penalties when drivers flagrantly or repeatedly go outside the track.

  85. kayvee1984

    kayvee1984

    Acum 4 Zile

    I feel only 2 responses are sufficient to adjust the races against incidents - VSC or red flagging. Any other response is either subjective or does not address the risk adequately.

  86. P. I.

    P. I.

    Acum 4 Zile

    Scott mitchell was defo bullied at school.

  87. 3j4hi

    3j4hi

    Acum 4 Zile

    "F1 represents the pinnacle of Technology"; is a farce, as it is controlled by the whimsical

  88. Alun Legg

    Alun Legg

    Acum 4 Zile

    Inconsistent decisions ruin the sport. For example track limits are ignored for most of a race then Verstappen gets told to give the place back to Hamilton because the team have been informed by the FIA that an overtake is suspect. How can the drivers be expected to know what is allowed and what isn't. Drag racing and monster trucks have an remote shut down device on the engine, why can this not be used in F1 to operate the pit lane speed limiter under the control of thr clerk of the course?

  89. ewetoo

    ewetoo

    Acum 4 Zile

    Bad decisions and a desire to protect the tire manufacturer could mean a bad situation in the future and the drivers know it. The tires were unacceptable and the safety handling is scary when you think back to last year and what might have happened if Masi had to make an actual call on Grosjean's crash.

  90. AK JW

    AK JW

    Acum 4 Zile

    Miss Charlie. He would have done the right thing in the race and made the right calls.

  91. Pete Johnson

    Pete Johnson

    Acum 4 Zile

    I'm not a big fan of Masi, he has dropped the ball far too often with safety calls and I worry about the inevitable next one. Aside from safety his decisions still leave me confused, quite why he has made track limits so convoluted is beyond me, especially when there is literally a painted white line that represents track limits. Just stick to that, simple.

  92. Lukewci

    Lukewci

    Acum 4 Zile

    Fire Masi and invite someone from FE or USA to replace him.

  93. Stuart Nic

    Stuart Nic

    Acum 4 Zile

    Not just that why no red flag for stroll crash you hear stroll saying red flag

  94. StudioVRM.Racing

    StudioVRM.Racing

    Acum 4 Zile

    Michael Masi is a disaster of a race director. The FIA really needs to consider forcing a replacement before we see another big incident under his watch.

  95. PatrickVS

    PatrickVS

    Acum 4 Zile

    Would anyone really give a shit if they were very trigger happy with putting out VSC's as opposed to double-waved yellows? As discussed, DWY's are very interpretational, and sort of archaic and redundant, smash the virtual out instead, reduce their speed to whatever is needed, and then throw the Safety Car out if the pack needs to be bunched.

  96. damjrok

    damjrok

    Acum 4 Zile

    If personnel are going to be on track, VSC or full Safety Car must be deployed. If they're not going to do that, then rename the double yellow flag status "Bianchi Safety Flags" as a stern reminder of why they should be slowing down.

  97. Nathan gonzo

    Nathan gonzo

    Acum 4 Zile

    it def needs to be delt with. if someone crashed into max there would have been hell to pay.

  98. Andrew Crawshaw

    Andrew Crawshaw

    Acum 4 Zile

    theres no such thing as being too harsh on failings to adhere to safety. It's unacceptable to put drivers or officials at risk. I've been both a driver and a marshal in grass roots motorsport, seen both sides of the coin in crashes and being ultra safe is the best and only way to go in our sport. Masi needs to take it more seriously or step aside for someone who will.

    • Gaijin

      Gaijin

      Acum 3 Zile

      The ultra safe thing to is not race and stay at home. There has to be a balance between safety and entertainment.

  99. Fatalis2289

    Fatalis2289

    Acum 4 Zile

    Double-waved yellows are open to interpretation, so why not just deploy the VSC instead? It's a totally more modern and precise option. They should just scrap off double-waved yellows in favour of the VSC tbf.

  100. Robert M

    Robert M

    Acum 4 Zile

    Monaco showed me I could be a world feed director someday. Baku showed me I could be an FIA safety director someday. What gutter is F1 dragging these people from?

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