F1 turns down lapped car safety changes

Along with the recent idea to add a virtual safety car to yellow flag laps in Formula 1 racing, was another plan to allow cars that find themselves a lap behind when a safety car is sent out (when a nastier accident takes place), to drop back behind it, instead of racing ahead to catch up. The reason for this, is that it often takes a while for those cars that are that far behind to make it back into contention. Changing… read more →