New guidelines for F1 groups to pilot novice drivers in 2021 coaching classes may put newcomers into the game below stress, mentioned George Russell.
CarsNews discovered that the F1 bosses had been planning a brand new rule that may require groups to make use of two of their Friday coaching classes to pilot a driver who competed at two grand prizes.
Russell made his first two official appearances as an F1 driver for Pressure India throughout apply classes in late 2017. Whereas he’s supportive of giving extra alternatives to novice pilots he doesn’t wish to make these alternatives necessary for all groups.
"I believe it's a good suggestion to attempt to give extra observe time to novice drivers," he informed CarsNews' request. "However personally, I believe [this approach] shouldn’t be a good suggestion.
" S partaking for a FP1 session, doing 20 rounds, these younger drivers will attempt to show what that they’ve. You merely can’t do it with no good expertise. So if one thing impacts the profession of the pilots, it should trigger them extra hurt than good.
Russell is a junior Mercedes driver and has been testing for world champions. He acknowledged that this had allowed him to realize beneficial expertise from the fixed journey of an F1 driver.
"Final yr, I used to be a reserve driver for Mercedes, so I knew what it was to take part in a number of races. essentially the most tiring a part of it. "
What else do the bosses of the F1 plan for 2021? And why may the approval of the brand new guidelines be postponed? Test it out within the new RacingLines column on CarsNews
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