8:04 – Brazilian Grand Prix organisers have been issued with suggested revised security procedures after an array of incidents at this year’s event.

Safety has been an underlying concern for several years but a sequence of attacks took place on Formula 1 personnel at Interlagos, when paddock members were returning to their hotels.

The most serious took place on the Mercedes team, with one minibus held up at gunpoint, and several crew members robbed of personal belongings.

Pirelli and McLaren consequently abandoned their planned post-race two-day tyre test.

The FIA requested that a report was compiled and its findings were discussed during a meeting of the World Motor Sport Council on Wednesday.

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