F1: ‘Halo’ Protection Device Given Thumbs Up By Using Fernando Alonso

Alonso tested the Halo at last year’s Singapore Grand Prix and says he is “happy with a halo or no halo.
“Bianchi died in July 2015 from head injuries sustained at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix the previous October.
“I know that, from the aesthetic point of view, it’s a big impact, it’s a change, but I don’t want to have anymore fatal injuries,” Alonso told CNN’s The Circuit.
(CNN) It has split opinion across the Formula One paddock — and among motorsport fans — but two-time world champion Fernando Alonso believes adopting the divisive “halo” cockpit safety system for the 2018 season is the right decision.
Uncertain futureWhile the halo is a certainty for next year, Alonso’s future at his current team McLaren is far from settled.

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