Red Bull Racing has come up with their own “halo” solution for protecting Formula One drivers’ heads, and according to Motorsport.com, it’s gaining some support. Besides not looking like a giant flip-flop, Red Bull’s proposed solution has one support on each side of the driver’s head and a big, curved windshield.
Formula One drivers have been asking for better head protection for some time now. There’s progress on that front, because Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen just tested out Ferrari’s noggin-protection concept, and so far it seems feasible. But what’s it like to race with the giant post in front of your face?
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After investing time and money into developing a new vehicle to meet consumer's needs you'd think that coming up with a name would be the easy part. Whether because of mistranslation, cultural misunderstandings or just plain mistakes, these names prove it's not as easy as you'd think. Culled from our automotive…