Why is Formula One's new protection system called halo? What will it look like?



The reason the new safety system is called halo is its shape - its semicircular formation around the cockpit looks a little like an angel's halo.
The FIA are keen to improve driver safety in F1 in the wake of the death of Justin Wilson in IndyCar, a similar open cockpit series, who was hit by flying debris during a race in August 2015.
F1's governing body have explored a number of differing options and recently tested the latest version of halo while also giving a mini-windshield option a test drive.
Some drivers complained that it was disrupting their field of view while fans do not like... read more

 
28 July 2017 in Sport, Views: 40
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