NathanOlder wrote: ↑
Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:44 pm
Its the FIA . Thought and rehearsals arent likely. They spend their days making videos of how easy it is to get out of a car when upside down, a car with no wheels so the car could roll over and leave space to get out.
I'm glad all those that told me getting out would be easy are now proven wrong.
Whiting and the FIA disagree, along with Hulkenberg in his post race press conference on C4 and Budkowski from Renault.
https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/hulk ... g/4304111/
I think yours is one of the worst cases of confirmation bias I've ever seen. You seem to see every incident as black and white and can't seem to grasp how the huge number of benefits outweigh any of the negatives you can come up with. IIRC with the Leclerc case in Spa you were adamant the halo didn't help.
In this case the car came to rest with the rear wheel supporting it on the barrier - the car was also resting on the roll hoop (actually the T-camera) and the front of the halo. If the halo was not there the car would have come to rest on the front bulkhead region of the chassis, reducing the size of the gap.
As said numerous times before, the FIA suggest drivers remain in the car until it is righted. Crawling out from under an 840kg car (lap 1 full of fuel) which could become unbalanced with the shifting weight is incredibly unwise (in this case again the T-camera could have collapsed from it's position as he wriggled out). In the event where it is not pinned on a barrier it is more likely the car will sit on the side of the halo (Perez in Hungary a few years back) - giving the driver even more room to escape.