Inside Motorsports Vol. 1 2018/Q1 - Part I - Page 18

SAFETY BECOMES PRIORITY "Because in a spl it second, it 's gone" - Ayr t on Senna TOP The l ast deat h on a For mul a 1 r ace was mor e t han 10 year s ago, when i n 1982, Gi l l es Vi l l eneuve di ed dur i ng t he Bel gi an Gr an Pr i x's qual i f yi ng sessi on. Suddenl y, deepl y shocked peopl e r ecogni zed agai n, t hat mot or r aci ng i s st i l l danger ous, t wo deat hs at one weekend t r i gger ed a compl et el y new di r ect i on i n r egul at i ons and i mmedi at e changes f or t he r emai ni ng r aces i n t he 1994 season. To r educe t he speed of t he car s and t her ef or e i ncr ease saf et y FI A added chi canes t o sever al ci r cui t s: Mont r éal , Bar cel ona, Spa (yes t o t he Eau Rouge) j ust t o ment i on a f ew).