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Horner: Final Australian GP red flag was "right thing to do"

about 1 month ago

from: Autosport.com

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The Dutchman had a comfortable lead when Kevin Magnussen crashed and the debris trail he left led race director Niels Wittich to call for a red flag with three laps to... read more »

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Piastri reprimanded for practice start infringement

about 1 month ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

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McLaren driver Oscar Piastri has been reprimanded for a practice start transgression at Formula 1's Australian Grand Prix. Piastri was judged to have not followed the... read more »

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Horner surprised at FIA clampdown on "iconic" F1 team pitwall celebrations

2 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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Ahead of this weekend's Australian Grand Prix, as fully revealed by Autosport, F1 race director Niels Wittich has reminded the teams that their staff scaling pitwall... read more »

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F1 teams warned against pitwall fence celebrations

2 months ago

from: GPfans.com

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FIA race director Niels Wittich has reminded teams that it is against the rules to climb the pitwall fences in celebration as the chequered flag falls on a race. read more »

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FIA grants Hamilton medical exemption to wear nose studs

3 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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The subject of jewellery and specifically Hamilton's nose stud became a hot topic during the 2022 season under new race directors Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas.It is... read more »

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Wittich to be sole Race Director in 2023 F1 season

3 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

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Niels Wittich is set to act as Formula 1 Race Director at all 23 grands prix in 2023. Wittich shared the role with Eduardo Freitas - who also retained his World Endurance... read more »

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FIA outlines plan for F1 race directors in 2023

4 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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Last year, in the wake of the controversy over the FIA's handling of the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, motor racing's governing body elected a system whereby F1 race... read more »

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F1 not seeking a return to one race director

5 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

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Formula 1 will continue to have multiple race directors going forward after introducing a new structure in 2022, says FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem. Niels Wittich and... read more »

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F1 will not go back to one race director, says FIA president

5 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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In the wake of the controversy over former F1 race director Michael Masi's handling of the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the FIA overhauled the way that grand prix events... read more »

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Gasly avoids penalty points as stewards clear Brazil F1 start infringements

7 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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Gasly was among six drivers summoned after the 24-lap sprint race that set the final starting grid for the Brazilian Grand Prix for various incidents.Gasly was alleged to have... read more »

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Steiner criticises FIA "mess" after blaming race director for protest debacle

7 months ago

from: GPfans.com

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Haas team principal Guenther Steiner has labelled the inconsistencies in the FIA's decision-making as "a right mess" and singled out race director Niels Wittich... read more »

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FIA's red flag stance preventing F1 midfield shocks, says Ocon

8 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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In the wake of the controversial finish to last year's Abu Dhabi season finale, race director Michael Masi was moved aside and replaced by a new shared system between... read more »

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FIA: F1 race control changes for 2022 a bandage, not a cure

9 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas were drafted in after erstwhile race director Michael Masi was ousted in February in the wake of the Abu Dhabi controversy, and they have been... read more »

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Verstappen: FIA treat F1 drivers like "amateurs" over track limits

10 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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Verstappen's Red Bull team-mate, Sergio Perez, had his first lap time set in Q2 deleted for an alleged track limits breach exiting Turn 5, only for the lap to be... read more »

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What F1 drivers want changed to deliver consistent decisions from the FIA

10 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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Just as Michael Masi sometimes took a different line to his immediate predecessor Charlie Whiting, so new FIA race directors Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas have followed had... read more »

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Russell: Open-minded approach needed to evolve F1 rules

10 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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Since Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas took over from Michael Masi at the start of this year there have been a string of controversies over decisions, leading to some tension... read more »

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Verstappen calls on race directors to stop being 'stubborn'

11 months ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

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Max Verstappen has hit out at Formula 1's race directors, calling on them to stop being stubborn regarding on-track incidents. This year, F1 has two race directors that... read more »

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Former F1 race director Michael Masi leaves FIA

11 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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Masi had been in limbo since it was announced shortly before the start of the season and in the wake of the Abu Dhabi controversy that he would not have the race director role... read more »

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F1 drivers call Austria track limits "bit of a joke" after 43 incidents

11 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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Following a number of incidents at races last year concerning track limits, new F1 race directors Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas adopted a stricter approach for 2022,... read more »

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Russell calls for FIA to stick to one F1 race director

11 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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The FIA summoned Aston Martin driver Sebastian Vettel on Saturday evening over his behaviour in Friday's briefing at the Red Bull Ring, which is understood to have seen... read more »

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Binotto: F1 teams need to help new FIA race directors improve

12 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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After a controversial 2021 season finale in Abu Dhabi the FIA was forced to revamp the way it officiates F1 races, with race director Michael Masi cast aside in favour of a... read more »

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Is the FIA right to change the F1 pit exit rules?

12 months ago

from: GPfans.com

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F1 race director Niels Wittich has confirmed a tweak to the pitlane regulations ahead of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix with drivers now permitted to ride the line on entry and exit. read more »

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Magnussen: Two F1 race directors leading to more inconsistencies

12 months ago

from: Autosport.com

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As part of the response to the controversial Abu Dhabi title decider last season, the FIA appointed Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas to replace Michael Masi as race... read more »

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FIA clarify pit exit rule after Monaco protest

12 months ago

from: GPfans.com

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F1 race director Niels Wittich has confirmed drivers will be permitted to run their cars across the pit exit line after a failed Ferrari protest in Monaco. read more »

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Hamilton: Too much time, energy wasted on F1 jewellery debate

about 1 year ago

from: Autosport.com

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At the start of his tenure, new F1 race director Niels Wittich moved to reinforce elements of the FIA's International Sporting Code, including the ban on wearing jewellery... read more »

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