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Scandal in Formula 1 for a huge change in a historic circuit

The Formula 1 it is involved in a great controversy. In the last hours, images of the circuit of Spa-Francorchamps, in which you can see how t


The Formula 1 it is involved in a great controversy. In the last hours, images of the circuit of Spa-Francorchamps, in which you can see how the most famous corner of the championship is being modified. After the multiple accidents that were experienced in the last tests in this circuit, the organization decided to modify the historical layout.

The entrance to the curves Eau Rouge and the output of Raidillon They are the most popular, dangerous and historical sectors of the Formula 1 calendar. However, in the last hours images were released showing the installation of a ‘chicana’ at the entrance to Eau Rouge. This occurs after the accidents that left lifeless Antoine hubert and the hard crash from Lando Norris a few weeks ago.

The installation of this chicane is not in vain. According to the drivers, this corner can be too dangerous as it is done completely at full speed and in rainy conditions, as happened to Lando Norris, an accident can have serious consequences. It is also expected that in the coming weeks a negotiation with MotoGP will begin, to bring motorcycling to this circuit.

It is not the only modification that the circuit is undergoing. A few weeks ago, images were shown of the demolition of a historic ‘chalet’ that was located on a small hill with the curves that are being modified. This was done so that new loopholes are installed and security measures can prevent tragedies and serious accidents.

These modifications are not confirmed and we still have to wait for the approval of the security entities and of the own FIA (International Automobile Federation). So far the Formula 1 authorities and the drivers have not expressed themselves, but it is expected that they will accept these changes. Next year’s Belgian Grand Prix is ​​scheduled for August 22.