Motor racing: F1 waves chequered flag for tradition over technology

FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 - Bahrain Grand Prix - Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain - March 31, 2019 David Beckham waves the chequered flag at the end of the race Andrej Isakovic/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One’s governing body has ruled for tradition over technology when it comes to deciding the official end of a grand prix. The FIA said in a statement after a World Motor Sport Council meeting in Paris that the waved chequered flag would be reinstated next season as the “definitive end-of-race signal”. […]

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