Inside Motorsports Vol. 1 2018/Q1 - Part I - Page 29

Possibl e end of t he r oad: an exampl e of cl osed cockpit What You see i n t he backgr ound i s t he Red Bul l X2010 pr ot ot ype, cr eat ed f or t he Gr an Tur i smo 5 Pl ayst at i on excl usi ve vi deo game by no one el se, but t he Chi ef Desi gner of Red Bul l F1 car s, Adr i an Newey. The mai n di f f er ence was, t hat he had no r ul es t o be comf or m i n t hi s case. Whi l e t he cl osed cockpi t can be r eal l y scar y f or many har dcor e f ans, I do bel i eve t hat t hi s wi l l be t he f ut ur e of t oday's F1 car s. Thi s wi l l be t he next st ep i n t he evol ut i on of head pr ot ect i on i n For mul a Raci ng and as You can see, i t can be done i n a f ashi on, t hat st i l l r esonat es wi t h t he DNA and hi st or y of F1. Whi l e I see t he poi nt of t he peopl e, who says t hat t hi s i s t oo much, but dr i ver s and spect at or s bot h shoul d be i n an envi r onment t hat as saf e as possi bl e!