Dodgy Business: Learning valuable lessons

Dodgy Business: Learning valuable lessons

As motorsport seeks to learn lessons from the recent accidents in F1 and F2, Tony Dodgins says that there is a common sense solution to be found for rookies and replacements facing F1's testing ban too

When I spoke to Helmut Marko about the rogue stone thrown up by Ronnie Peterson that cost him his left eye some 37 years ago, he made a strong point.

"My accident and [Felipe] Massa's – that was fate. There have been a lot of safety improvements but what I really can't see is that accident with Henry Surtees, you know. Wheels shouldn't fly around because you can avoid that. The wheel fixings must be better.

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