Friday, November 25, 2011

The Brazilian Grand Prix will change in 2012

The Brazilian Grand Prix will change for next season, as announced in Sao Paulo race director of the International Automobile Federation (FIA), Charles Whiting, the press reported. The changes will focus on the so called 'Bend Café', circuit point where many pilots have died in tragic accidents.

"We hope to build a new pit entrance and a larger exhaust area around the last corner, but that's a big job, which will require the removal of two permanent galleries," said Whiting told the Terra website.

Last April, the Brazilian Paulo Kunze died days after suffering an accident when he disputed a test of the formula Stock Paulista and died two weeks before Gustavo Sondermann, crashed on the same stage in a Cup race Montana.

In February this year, photographer and motorcyclist Joao Lisboa died on the same curve and in 2007 lost his life there Rafael Sperafico driver during a race stock car formula, the top level of the country.

At that point have also been injured during the Brazilian Grand Prix Formula 1 Fernando Alonso, Mark Webber and Nico Rosberg, situations that led to the changes that will have for next season. "We received confirmation from the city of Sao Paulo that they will give support to this project", added the manager.


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