Zandvoort Circuit has confirmed that DRS will not be used through the final corner at the Dutch GP, erring on the side of caution.

Plans had initially been in place to have DRS open through the final corner upon F1’s return to Zandvoort after a 36-year wait, but as this prospect is unknown with Formula 1 cars yet to go around the circuit, this idea has been curtailed for 2021.

The initial idea for having banking on the final corner itself is said to have come from late F1 race director, Charlie Whiting, and the circuit has gone through major renovation and changes to become ready to host Formula 1 again, and re-profiling the last turn was one of those moves.

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