Ricciardo had “productive” talks with F1 over Grosjean replays

Daniel Ricciardo has met with the System 1 organisation to chat in regards to the TV coverage of Romain Grosjean’s Bahrain Enormous Prix accident and came throughout it a “productive” route of.

After the urge, Ricciardo known as the intensive replays of Grosjean’s accident and damage out “disgusting”, asserting F1 had been “playing with all of our emotions” as the drivers prepared for the restart.

F1 supplied to hunt the advice of with him about his concerns, and this week he met with director of marketing and communications, Ellie Norman.

“I spoke with Ellie on Thursday night time,” Ricciardo explained.

“To be factual I focus on already after Sunday they supplied to come and chat, but clearly closing Sunday there was a lot occurring, so I the biggest to postpone it.

“However I focus on it was undoubtedly purposeful, listening to them out and clearly I assemble no longer must lawful blast in the media after which shuffle away from them, to be capable to talk.

“I chatted for potentially half of an hour with Ellie, and she went through most of the stuff, and I gave my feedback. There was nothing deal with confronting.

“I focus on she was very thought and appreciative, and I focus on moreover licensed my concerns as effectively.

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“She didn’t assist off, I focus on she was attempting to listen to and learn as effectively, how they’ll also presumably raise out issues otherwise.

“However she moreover talked me during the explanations why they broadcast what they did.”

Ricciardo said one divulge talked about was warning viewers earlier than such dramatic photos are replayed.

“I’m obvious there is some issues we are able to settle on from it,” he said.

“One thing was, and if fact be told some broadcasters raise out it, extra or less deal with reasonably of a warning to put collectively the audience.

“Like, ‘Okay, there is going to be some presumably graphic photos,’ and that formulation presumably must you occupy youthful children you occupy reasonably of time to pull them away from the TV or something.

“Then the feedback afterwards, I focus on Ross Brawn talked about there is something deal with that, or there is reasonably of a context in situation.

“It was productive, they didn’t attack me or the relaxation deal with that. It was reasonably a purposeful thing and so that they deserved for me to listen to them out.”

Sebastian Vettel joined Ricciardo in expressing his concerns, but the Australian infamous that nearly all had opted no longer to.

“I if fact be told feel deal with some drivers are reasonably, I assemble no longer must yell too proud, or too audacious, they’re extra or less deal with… I’m obvious reasonably a pair of us felt it,” he said.

“Did I quiz getting assist in the car? The acknowledge’s no.

“However I wager I lawful the biggest them [F1] to assist in mind what we now must struggle through as effectively.”

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