The outrageous halo debate that must end now

The outrageous halo debate that must end now

There was an outpouring of support for the halo following Charles Leclerc's near miss in the Belgian Grand Prix. While no one can be certain what would have happened without the device, we've seen enough to call time on the debate

Considering the prospect of a second Formula 1 driver fatality in five seasons is an upsetting task. Yet, unfortunately, there was still a mixed response to Charles Leclerc's lucky escape in the massive first-corner crash at the Belgian Grand Prix.

When Fernando Alonso's McLaren bounced off the halo on Leclerc's Sauber, the impact eliminated any potential for the absolute worst possible consequence. It is not overly dramatic to say Leclerc could have been killed. If the halo's introduction had been delayed a year, as was very possible, he might have been.

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