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Opinion: The solution that can solve F1's sausage kerb dilemma

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Opinion: The solution that can solve F1's sausage kerb dilemma
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Sep 12, 2019, 9:05 AM

Safety and track limits were unsurprisingly among the main topics of conversation in the F1 paddock at Monza after Alex Peroni's scary F3 crash. One alternative to the sausage kerbs used in Italy could drastically reduce the frequency of such discussions.

Even watching replays now of Alex Peroni's FIA Formula 3 car flying through the air at Monza, it looks more like the kind of crash you see in a glitchy simracing game than something that can happen in real life.

But while the immediate discussion over Peroni's accident revolved around safety - and a hat must be tipped to the roles that the chassis, halo, barrier and fencing protections played in saving his life - the real issue at stake here does not have its roots in safety.

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Series Formula 1
Author Jonathan Noble