Samples 2016 British Grand Prix Edition - Page 122

SAFETY CAR... REQUIRED? T he Formula 1 paddock is split over whether the 2016 British Grand Prix really needed to have started behind the safety car. A growing trend in F1 is that significant pre-race rain means the race will not be started from the grid but instead only after several laps behind the safety car, despite rain tyres available for the purpose. Nico Rosberg backed race director Charlie Whiting’s call at Silverstone “Yes, for sure,” he said big rivers in places so it’s im look at least where they ar But Max Verstappen sa of pre-race safety car perio ready to race after maybe Lewis Hamilton agreed