The organizers of the Grand Prix of France did not abandon the Chicane
Next year the Grand Prix of France will return to the Formula 1 calendar. The organizers of the race in Paul Ricard chose the longest configuration 5.8 km, but refused chicanes which will break the long Mistral straight is Straight.Managing Director of the Grand Prix of France "the FIA has done some research. The cars will accelerate to 343 km/h Chicane, and therefore speeds problem should not be.The Chicane was added to prevent engine operation at full power throughout the straight leading into the mountain. We also wanted to facilitate overtaking by creating an additional zone before the Chicane. According to FIA, the car made 344 km/h before the Chicane and 343 km/h on top of the Signes.We introduced a new configuration of the track during the Austrian Grand Prix a few pilots, including Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso. They loved it. The pilots said that the configuration is 5.8 km away is a good option".