F1 chiefs set to replace axed ‘grid women’ with kids after darts sexism storm

FORMULA ONE bosses have referred to as on kids to replace the dumped grid women.

Final week, the game's new house owners, Liberty Media, determined to do away with grid women because it didn’t go well with the corporate's "model values".

 F1 have replaced 'grid girls' with 'grid kids' for this season

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F1 have changed 'grid women' with 'grid kids' for this season
 F1 chiefs axed the glamorous models last week

F1 chiefs axed the glamorous fashions final week

As an alternative, Liberty plan to have "Grid Kids" earlier than races that shall be made up of native racers picked by their motorsport golf equipment on benefit or by lottery.

Sean Bratches, F1 Managing Director of Business Operations stated: "This will probably be a unprecedented second for these kids.

"Think about, standing beside their heroes, watch as they put together to race, the elite of the elite in motorsport, to be there, alongside them in these valuable jiffy simply earlier than the beginning.

"What an unforgettable expertise, for them, and their households.

 F1 say the move will help build there global brand and make it more relevant

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F1 say the transfer will assist construct there international model and make it extra related
 The public were outraged by F1 ditching 'grid girls' this season

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The general public have been outraged by F1 ditching 'grid women' this season
 Budding racing drivers will be used for racing ceremonies at each GP

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Budding racing drivers might be used for racing ceremonies at every GP

"An inspiration to maintain driving, coaching and studying in order that they will dream of in the future being there themselves.

"What higher approach to encourage the subsequent era of Formula One heroes."

FIA President Jean Todt added: "Formula One is the top of motor sport and the dream of each younger racer competing the junior collection that make up the FIA's single-seater pyramid, from karting all the best way to F1.

"We’re subsequently delighted to convey that dream somewhat nearer by giving the longer term champions of our sport the chance to stand alongside their heroes on the grid within the construct-up to the race begin."


FORMULA ONE bosses have referred to as on kids to replace the dumped grid women.