Senior Method One crew managers are to talk with the FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem on Monday for a summit assembly, with the controversial end to Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix now main the agenda. Many crew principals have been indignant at how the race ended behind the security automotive and are insistent the FIA should change its laws to keep away from a repeat of the occasions.

The race at Monza was received by Max Verstappen, who dominated however took the flag behind the security automotive. It was deployed 5 laps from the tip after Daniel Ricciardo’s McLaren got here to a halt on observe. There weren’t sufficient laps remaining to take away it and full the closing up of the vehicles after which for the security automotive to finish its two necessary laps, all required by laws, for racing to renew.

The Method One World Championship sporting summit had already been convened for Monza on Monday by the FIA however now occasions on Sunday shall be dropped at the fore. The FIA was not at fault, having adopted its personal guidelines. This in itself was a sore level for a lot of after the controversial ending to final 12 months’s Abu Dhabi GP which value Lewis Hamilton a possible eighth title, when then FIA race director Michael Masi improvised on the foundations to make sure a remaining lap of racing occurred after a late security automotive.

Verstappen’s Purple Bull crew principal Christian Horner, nonetheless, was insistent the game ought to keep away from ending races behind the security automotive and that it should be addressed as a matter of urgency by the FIA.

“There are classes to study, it goes towards the ideas of all we’ve mentioned,” he stated. “It isn’t good to complete races below security vehicles, if they’d identified they couldn’t get it going they need to have red-flagged it and restarted. They’re all sitting down on Monday, all of the crew managers. The president is getting concerned in that as nicely and I’m certain this shall be high of the agenda.”

Ferrari’s crew principal, Mattia Binotto, additionally criticised the FIA’s resolution however Toto Wolff, Hamilton’s principal at Mercedes, pointedly famous that this time the FIA had at the least adopted its personal guidelines.

“I’m actually glad to see that there’s a race director and colleagues that apply the regs towards the strain of the media, and the strain of the followers and everyone to simply be in breach of the laws,” he stated. “So at the least Abu Dhabi, in that sense, gave the FIA extra sturdy confidence to use laws.”

He additionally, nonetheless, agreed that F1 wanted to discover a extra passable method to make sure races concluded in racing circumstances so long as the way it was performed was strictly outlined within the guidelines, which is able to likely be addressed on the summit.

“I feel we must always all sit down and say is there one thing we will do higher however what occurred on Sunday is within the laws e book, and that’s why it was utilized,” he stated. “Would I’ve needed to have a final lap with a pile of vehicles on high of one another on the chicane? Hell sure, good TV.”

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