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vehicle rules - UCI off to a good start
Last Post 02/18/2017 12:07 PM by Mike Shea. 4 Replies.
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79pmooney

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02/16/2017 11:41 PM
Kudos to UCI for prompt enforcement of their new rules re: vehicles.  A camera motorcycle accompanied the field at the sprint, now a no-no.  He was very quickly banned from the stage tomorrow.

I don't know if I have ever witnessed this before.  UCI setting a good precedent from the get-go.

Ben
Dale

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02/17/2017 08:36 AM
With the quality of video equipped drones the value of camera vehicles is lowering. They still have their place but it's past time to thin the herd.

Master50

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02/17/2017 07:49 PM
I was surprised to read this. TV always acts above the rules largely because of how important they are for the sponsor money. Glad to see it
Nick A

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02/18/2017 08:44 AM
I know drones are not allowed at many auto racing circuits. Not sure how reliable they are?

Nick
Master50

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02/18/2017 12:07 PM
I think all current drones could not stay aloft for a 4 hour race nor could the operator control many drones further than line of sight. Any operator would still need to travel with the race in a car or maybe a Van? Might be useful in races but I doubt it will eliminate any support vehicles from the caravan.
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