Jules Bianchi Crash Forces Formula One Teams to Confront Change

In the event of a crash, drivers will have to keep to a speed about 35 per cent slower than a normal dry lap time. They will have displays in their cars and face penalties if they breach the limit. A new version will be tried at the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend.

Updated: November 06, 2014 17:05 IST
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Jules Bianchi is in a critical but stable state since his crash on October 5.


Paris: In the month that Jules Bianchi has battled for his life after crashing into a recovery truck at the Japanese Grand Prix, his Marussia team has gone into administration and Formula One has agonised over race safety.

The 25-year-old Frenchman has lain in a hospital at Yokkaichi near Suzuka in a "critical but stable" condition unaware of the mounting controversy since his October 5 crash.

In a rare public comment, Bianchi's father Philippe said his son was in a "desperate" state. (Also Read: Sauber Chief Demands Action to Save F1 From Serious Crashes)

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