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Canadian GP: Muslim F1 driver may stop fasting for race day

2016-06-12 12:07

HOT CONDITIONS IN MONTREAL: Manor driver Rio Haryanto could be forced to break his fast for the Canadian Grand Prix, for fear of suffering dehydration. AFP / Adek Berry

Montreal - Safety concerns might force Manor driver Rio Haryanto to not fast at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday.

The Indonesian rookie is a strict Muslim, and therefore currently fasting - including not drinking water - between dawn and sunset.

Dehydration is a worry

But the Mirror newspaper quoted Haryanto's manager Piers Hunnisett as admitting that "Ramadan might need to take a back seat to safety" when it comes to Sunday's long and high-speed race on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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Hunnisett said: "It's more of a safety issue.

"He has been following his faith in Montreal this week but we will see what the advice of the team doctors is. It is a long race and there is a worry about dehydration.

Hunnisett added: "Drivers lose a lot of body fluid during a race and we don't want him losing concentration when he is driving at 350km/h."

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