The findings that make halo criticism irrelevant

The findings that make halo criticism irrelevant

Charles Leclerc being hit by a flying Fernando Alonso at the Belgian Grand Prix ended some of the debate surrounding the halo. Here's why the FIA's findings prove it was right to implement the device and dissenting voices have been made irrelevant

The revelation that Charles Leclerc's visor would have been hit by Fernando Alonso's front-wing endplate in their Belgian Grand Prix crash without the halo's intervention has provided proof of exactly why the FIA was right to push against critics and implement the cockpit protection system.

Although the results of the investigation into the Spa crash cannot rule definitively on what injuries Leclerc may have suffered from such a visor strike, the fact we are left speculating over how bad it could have been speaks volumes about the current safety climate.

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