Kevin Magnussen is continuing to rail against the mandatory ‘Halo’ device featured on all F1 cars in 2018. While some drivers support the safety innovation, others like Magnussen are outspoken critics. “It’s very annoying and ugly,” he told Ekstra Bladet newspaper. “And it’s hard to get in and out of the car. Hard to get the steering wheel on and off. It’s just awkward and annoying,” said the Haas driver.
Another critic, Pierre Gasly, said Halo is a “mess” as he revealed how it tore his overalls. But Magnussen said that while Halo ruins the look of the cars, it is not too distracting when actually driving.