Formula One ends use of Grid Girls at Grand Prix races days after darts drops walk-on models

FORMULA ONE has sensationally axed grid women – simply days after darts introduced they have been ditching walk-on models.

Probably the most glamorous sport on the earth has determined to finish many years of utilizing ladies to offer added color to their races.

 Formula One will no longer be using grid girls from next season

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Formula One will not be utilizing grid women from subsequent season
 Lewis Hamilton drenches the pit girls in champagne on the podium

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Lewis Hamilton drenches the pit women in champagne on the rostrum

The sight of a workforce of lovely ladies parading up and down the pit-lane and beginning grid has lengthy been related to racing automobiles.

However when the brand new season begins in Australia in March they are going to be absent as the game's American house owners Liberty Media seems to be to maintain up with the rising clamour to not objectify ladies.

It comes at the top of week which has seen Kelly Brook hit out at the choice of darts to axe utilizing walk-on women at PDC occasions.

Brook blasted darts bosses for caving in to snowflakes as she defended the suitable for ladies to work as models and walk-on women.

 The sight of women on the grid has been associated with F1 for decades

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The sight of ladies on the grid has been related to F1 for many years
 Darts bosses dropped walk-on girls last week

Darts bosses dropped walk-on women final week

The Skilled Darts Company final week determined to finish the lengthy-established apply of ladies escorting male gamers to the stage.

Their choice was blasted by the women who’ve misplaced their jobs as Daniella Allfree and Charlotte Wooden claimed the was no safer occupation for a lady.

Formula One bosses declare they’ve been wanting at methods of bringing the game into line with others in phrases of equality, and Ross Brawn, F1 managing director of motorsports, stated in December that utilizing gird women was "underneath robust assessment".

However the news they’re dumping the Brolly Dollies has nonetheless come as a serious shock.

 Kelly Brook once worked as a pit girl and blasted those criticising the job as "snowflakes"

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Kelly Brook as soon as labored as a pit woman and blasted these criticising the job as "snowflakes"
 Nell McAndrew was happy to provide glamour to the sport of F1

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Nell McAndrew was completely happy to offer glamour to the game of F1
 Katie Price, then know as Jordan, was a poster girl for the Jordan team

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Katie Worth, then know as Jordan, was a poster woman for the Jordan staff

Sean Bratches, managing director of business operations at Formula One, claimed the transfer was extra consistent with the game's long run planning.

Bratches stated: "During the last yr we now have seemed at a quantity of areas which we felt wanted updating in order to be extra in tune with our imaginative and prescient for this nice sport.

 The camera focuses on two girls working at the Italian Grand Prix last year

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The digital camera focuses on two women working at the Italian Grand Prix final yr

"Whereas the follow of using grid women has been a staple of Formula 1 Grands Prix for many years, we really feel this tradition doesn’t resonate with our model values and clearly is at odds with modern-day societal norms.

"We don't consider the apply is acceptable or related to Formula 1 and its followers, previous and new, the world over."

The sight of grid women has been an extended custom in F1 though they have been dropped for "grid boys" at the 2015 Monaco GP – but that proved a one-off.

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 There was a sense of style in the outfits worn by the grid girls at the Belgian Grand Prix last year

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There was a way of type within the outfits worn by the grid women at the Belgian Grand Prix final yr

Nevertheless, Pink Bull boss Christian Horner, who’s married to former Spice Woman, Geri Halliwell, stated grid women added glamour to F1.

In November, he stated: "We've had grid boys and that's been criticised. In Austria we've had youngsters happening to the drivers' trailer and that has been criticised.

 Red Bull boss Christian Horner defended the use of Grid Girls

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Purple Bull boss Christian Horner defended the use of Grid Girls

"You’re by no means going to get it proper and we stay in a contemporary society and we now have to be open to every little thing.

"Ladies play a key position and, borrowing a phrase from my spouse, woman energy could be very robust in F1.

 Daniella Allfree and Charlotte Wood have criticised the decision to axe them from darts

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Daniella Allfree and Charlotte Wooden have criticised the choice to axe them from darts
 The pair say they are being denied work because of the drive to rid sport of glamour girls

The pair say they’re being denied work as a result of of the drive to rid sport of glamour women

"In our staff we’ve so much of ladies in senior positions and they’re doing an incredible job.

"Look at Claire Williams – new mum and mixing that with operating the Williams staff."

Liberty's choice to drop grid women comes after the World Endurance Championship additionally ditched the follow in 2015.

 

FORMULA ONE has sensationally axed grid women – simply days after darts introduced they have been ditching walk-on models.

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