GP Miami – Sebastian Vettel explains the underwear protest against the FIA ​​advance: “It was more of a gag”

Also, Sebastian Vettel also said: “I think the whole story is stupid anyway.”

“We have grown up somewhere and everyone should decide for themselves”, clarified the four-time world champion, underlining: “I don’t think it’s good that our sport is threatened with a quarter of a million dollars or euros by the FIA ​​if you wear underwear. “.

Vettel thinks the FIA’s current line of jewelry and underwear is “a little over the top”. Hence the witty protest.

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Also because the advance of the FIA ​​has a serious background. The ban on jewelry and the use of flame retardant underwear serves to ensure safety and is intended to increase safety, especially in the case of a car on fire.

However, the stricter ban on jewelry, in particular, has caused controversy in Australia since it was announced. According to race director Nils Wittich, a transition period that has been in place since the race in Australia ends this weekend in Miami. Teams must confirm that their riders are following the rules.

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