FIA to begin testing new head protection on Formula 1 cars next month 

The reportedly transparent cockpit-integrated device will be tested for the first time at Silverstone, for practice ahead of July’s British Grand Prix.

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It is believed that the first car to be fitted with the cockpit Shield will be the Ferrari, with other teams to follow in September.

“There are a lot of question marks over it,” admitted Force India’s Andy Green. “There’s a lot of work to do in the timeframe we have been given.”

Red Bull’s Paul Monaghan agreed: “We are going to be very tight to get this onto a car for 2018.”

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