Niels Wittich was in charge of reminding the competitors that there are new prohibitions

The press conference of Miami Grand Prix has raised more controversy than usual and this time it comes from Lewis Hamilton and the demands that the FIA. The Briton called out Formula 1’s ban on drivers wearing jewelry in the car.

And it is worth remembering that before the Miami Grand Prix, the race director, Niels Wittitchhas reminded the drivers that they are prohibited from wearing jewelry in the car according to the Sporting Code International FIA, which was also raised before the Grand Prix of Australia in April.

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Hamilton continues to cause trouble for the FIA

The reasons that led the organization to prevent some accessories in the pilots

This weekend, however, the FIA ​​banned jewelery under a form distributed to all teams and has clarified what clothing drivers must wear under their suits for safety reasons. And this has been made clear by the form with these types of requirements.

“Wearing jewelry during competition can hamper both medical interventions and subsequent diagnosis and treatment should it become necessary after an accident. The presence of jewelery can slow down, due to the risk of ‘snagging’, the removal of the driver’s safety equipment, such as helmets, balaclavas and coveralls”.

The new FIA rules have been poorly received by Lewis Hamilton

The British has been asked about these rules. Especially considering the look with which he appeared. The one from Mercedes was presented to journalists with 3 watches, 8 rings, 4 necklaces and 2 earrings after the FIA ​​​​will launch its ban. The answer to the question was clear.

“I feel like it’s almost like a step backwards. If you think about the steps we’re taking as a sport there are bigger causes that we need to focus on and really push for. We have made great strides as a sport. I’ve been in the sport for 16 years, I’ve been wearing jewelry for 16 years.”


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