It has been a controversial topic for motorsports fans since FIA decided to install the HALO protection device on F1 and F2 car.
Discussions about the new safety device are focused on its necessity and potential hazard such as the effect on drivers vision. But the importance of ?HALO? was illustrated in an FIA F2 race in The Circuit de?Barcelona-Catalunya, a clash of wheels?during the F2 race saw the car of a rival strike against the?HALO?of?Japanese driver Tadasuke Makino, HALO protected Makino from being hit on his helmet.
The F3 Asian Championship Certified by FIA will also install HALO protection device on its racing car, and following the F1 and F2, the Asian F3 will become the third series using HALO in the world.