F1 Fansite
F1 News

Verstappen: Grid girls must stay in F1

The grid girld of Max Verstappen on the grid before the Formula One Grand Prix of Mexico at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on October 30, 2016
The grid girld of Max Verstappen on the grid before the Formula One Grand Prix of Mexico at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on October 30, 2016

Dec.15 - F1 drivers hope 'grid girls' remain a part of formula one in the future.

In an increasingly progressive world and under the new Liberty Media regime, F1 sporting director Ross Brawn admits using scantily clad women on the grid is "under strong review".

"There's a lot of people who respect the tradition and there's people who feel that it has become a bit dated, so we're addressing that," he told the BBC.

But Max Verstappen, the 20-year-old Red Bull driver, made his opinion on the matter very clear, telling Bild newspaper: "The grid girls must stay."

Nico Hulkenberg added: "It would be a pity if they took the eye-jewellery from the grid.

"What will come next year instead? Halo? Oh dear," the Renault driver added.

Book discounted tickets and reservate your hotel room in our F1 Tickets Shop.

Last 20 articles:

See older posts in our F1 Archive »

One thought on “Verstappen: Grid girls must stay in F1

  1. Allin Raszy

    F1 should not medicated or change the tradition , we like it like that .many people interest in the F1 why?

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Stay Updated by F1-Fansite!

2018 F1 Merchandise

2017 F1 MerchandiseGet your 2018 F1 Merchandise here.

Last 3 Comments

  • Jazzi: "... so far in 2018"? What a laugh ?. Its pitiful to see a former world champion, superb driver and thoroughly pleasant chap get treated so shoddily. Respect to the Iceman for maintaining his class and dignity amidst Ferrari's disgraceful practices. They self-destructed last season, poetic justice some may say. If so, the implosion may be even worse this year because Kimi is genuinely competive. He out-qualified Seb in Melbourne, and in the last 2 qualifying sessions, he was only edged off pole by Seb in the final flying rounds of Q3. Yet, he still gets screwed by the Ferrari strategist in the races. Pathetic! View Post
  • Debora Kreeftmeijer-Been: Ik wil afgemeld worden van deze pagina View Post
  • Bret: "It doesn't matter to anyone who I've been in contact with," Raikkonen insisted. I love Raikkonen! View Post

Early Booking Discounts on F1 Tickets

Buy F1 Tickets cheaper at F1-Fansite.com. Current Early Booking Discounts are:
China flag China '18AvailableBook Now
Azerbijan flag Azerbijan '18AvailableBook Now
Spanish flag Spain '18AvailableBook Now
Monaco flag Monaco '186% DiscountBook Now
Canadian flag Canada '18AvailableBook Now
Austrian flag Austria '18AvailableBook Now
UK flag UK '18AvailableBook Now
German flag Germany '18AvailableBook Now
Hungarian flag Hungary '18AvialableBook Now
Belgian flag Belgium '185% DiscountBook Now
Italian flag Italy '189% DiscountBook Now
Singapore flag Singapore '1828% DiscountBook Now
Mexico flag Mexico '18AvailableBook Now
Mexico flag Brazil '18AvailableBook Now
Abu Dhabi flag Abu Dhabi '1820% DiscountBook Now