Safety in F1: Minimum pit-stop time to be discussed

The idea of a minimum pit-stop time has been introduced to eradicate the need for teams to hurry pit-stops - the most serious contributing factor to the number of mistakes made during tyre changes.

updated: July 26, 2013 10:08 IST
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Budapest: Formula One's leading teams are considering the introduction of a minimum time for all pit-stops in a bid to improve safety.

The idea arose following an accident at the German Grand Prix where a British cameraman was injured by an errant wheel during a pit-stop by Australian Mark Webber and his Red Bull team.

Discussions are expected to take place late on Thursday ahead of this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix.

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