Medical marvel - FIA delegates tour medical car

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Dr Ian Roberts gave delegates a guided tour of the F1 Medical Car.

FIA Sport MotorEx 2014 yesterday saw F1 Medical Rescue Co-ordinator Dr Ian Roberts give delegates a guided tour of the F1 Medical Car and its equipment.

Delegates at Sport Conference 2014 were yesterday treated to a unique guided tour of one of motor sport’s most high-tech racing machines – the FIA Formula One Medical Car.

On hand to guide club representatives around the 6.3-litre Mercedes C63 AMG estate car was F1 Medical Rescue Co-ordinator Dr Ian Roberts, who described in detail how he and Medical Car driver Alan van der Merwe respond to incidents at the world’s grand prix circuits.

He then took spectators through the car’s systems, including its on-board monitors and the communication systems that connect the medical team with race control during an event. Finally, he explained the comprehensive and tightly packaged medical equipement stored in the rear of the car, giving delegates a unique insight into how the FIA maintains the highest levels of safety at F1 events.

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