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That was an amazing video! It certainly make you think about those wheels that come off during the race. Maybe Massa's accident could have been avoided. I suppose its really down to what the drivers and the FIA want, but in my opinion, I think it will take something away from the sport! :eek:
 

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Hmmmm .... not too sure on this idea. I've seen a few incidents where it might have impeded the drivers escape from a car or safety workers access to the driver.
I know they use a similar idea on some US drag boats and the cockpit is a sealed detachable unit that disconnects from the boat in case of an accident but would it work in an F1 car ........ I really don't know.
Sure, it would protect the driver from any debris that may come in his direction and during an accident when parts fly off in all directions, but honestly how many injuries/deaths would have been prevented by this idea ?
I remember seeing an article in Autosport years ago touting the very same idea, and nothing happened back then.
 
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