No F1 activities may take place and is incredibly important in enabling team members time to recharge ahead of the second half of the season. "In my opinion, it's one of the best rules that has been brought into Formula One," says Rob Thomas, Chief Operation Officer.
"It's not easy to suddenly switch off and then suddenly go again. It's quite unique to have to do this mid-season," Ron Meadows, Sporting Director, comments. What does it take then for an F1 team to efficiently come to a halt, and then restart rapidly and get back racing?