Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda commented on the intention of the owners of Libery Media to abandon the grid-girls.
Recently the sports Director of the Formula 1 Ross Brawn said that the organizers are studying such a plan, stating the fact that the tradition of girls with signs on the starting grid is outdated.
“Are they crazy? I don’t understand why get rid of the girls on the grid” – puzzled said Lauda in the air Austrian television channel Servus TV.
Lauda’s compatriot and colleague, sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko also did not support the initiative and surprised that the American owners are trying to cater to the fighters for the rights of women.
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“I can’t imagine such, – he said. In American sports the final word for the manual and I see no reason to use a different approach to the Formula 1”.
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