Vettel, underpants in F1: the cause of the viral image at the Miami Grand Prix

As a result of new security measures imposed by the FIA, Vettel joked that he offered Hamilton. Why the German joke?

Ang Formula 1 play this Sunday Miami Grand Prix and the German Sebastian Vettel He is the protagonist of one of the images that will remain in the memory of the weekend of the highest motorsport category.

Vettel walked the pits of Miami with the briefs over his flameproof suitan image that is logically surprised but with a reason.

Vettel boxer shorts in Miami

Vettel, turned underpants in Miami: behind the viral image

Niels Wittichdirector of Formula 1 racing, warns drivers that the International Sporting Code the use of jewelry is prohibited when they drive and so on the underwear they wear must be homologated by the FIA. Same security measures against possible fire.

“Metal objects, such as jewelry, that stick to the skin can reduce protection against heat transmission and therefore can increase the risk”Wittich explains.

Before this discussion was happening in F1, Vettel decided to go for a walk with his briefs on his suit and explained that “It’s just a joke. I don’t mind, but it’s fun we’re talking about.”

“I don’t think there is a need to raise this issue. Perhaps at this point it is more of a personal matter and I feel it focuses primarily on Lewis. (Hamilton), “where he. Vettel in statements to motosport. And I added: “Obviously with safety concerns, if you have jewelry and the car is on fire, it’s undesirable. But in a way, it’s part of personal freedom and if we’re old enough to commit decisions out of the car, we have to be old enough to make decisions here. “

Vettel Miami

Why did Vettel ensure that this proposal was aimed at Lewis Hamilton?

Used by Lewis Hamilton rings and jewelry, so this measure seems to be focused on the English driver, who has a permit not to change his way of running in the next two Formula 1 races.

“It’s almost like a step back, if you think about the steps we’re taking as a sport and the bigger issues and reasons we need to focus on. I think we’ve taken great steps as a sport. It’s a very small thing. “Hamilton said at a news conference.

Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Hamilton's jewelry and watches

Source: Tycsports

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