George Russell has expressed his rising security considerations forward of this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix, the place heavy rain is forecast over the course of this weekend. Situations are anticipated to be moist on Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit simply weeks after Dutch racing driver Dilano van ‘t Hoff was killed in a crash on the infamous Raidillon curve.
Van ‘t Hoff’s demise has understandably heightened security fears over F1’s use of the circuit, with drivers eager to keep away from placing themselves in an identical state of affairs if the moist circumstances wreak havoc this weekend. George Russell, who’s a director of the Grand Prix Drivers’ Affiliation (GPDA), has already insisted that the FIA ought to cancel the Belgian Grand Prix if it turns into unsafe to race at Spa-Francorchamps given the dearth of visibility in heavy rain.
“We do not wish to see one other big incident just like the one we’ve simply had,” mentioned Russell. “We wish to race, all people desires to race, however once you go down that straight at over 200 miles per hour and you may’t see 50 metres in entrance of you, there will likely be incidents, so the FIA have gotten a giant duty this weekend.”
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