Video: Mercedes Halo Driver protection

While this would be better than we have today, which is no protection, we worry about obstruction of your vision with the post between the drivers eyes. If you have ever driven a race car you know that as you round a corner you must way ahead in the corner, so you are looking left or right. That would not be so much a problem, but in eases you are looking left, and then right while still completing the left and the post is going to obstruction your vision of the right. It has to be tested. The animation was done by Giorgio Piola for, and it’s really quite insightful in terms of what could be in store for open wheel racing in the future.

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