Ab wird es keine Grid-Girls mehr in der Formel 1 geben, zu diesem Thema hat sich Redakteurin Maria Reyer ein paar Gedanken. Die FormelSaison findet ohne Grid Girls statt. Liberty Media erklärt die jahrzehntelange Tradition für tot. Stattdessen gibt es Werbung. FormelMarketinchef Sean Bratches erklärte damals in einer Presseaussendung, dass die Grid-Girls nicht zu den Markenwerten passen, die.
Kolumne: Warum es keine Grid-Girls in der Formel 1 brauchtDie neuen FormelBosse haben angekündigt, dass es keine Grid Girls mehr in der Startaufstellung geben wird. Stattdessen kommen. Die neuen Besitzer der Formel 1 brechen mit einer jahrzehntealten Tradition. Ab sofort gibt es keine Grid Girls mehr, diese würden nicht mehr. AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT hat die heißesten Grid Girls des Jahrzehnts in einer Bildergalerie zusammengetragen. Die heißeste.
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We are like models at fashion week. People think we just stand there and wing it - but actually there's a lot of preparation.
I was only on the grid for about ten minutes before the race began. Chantel pictured in said the 'atmosphere was great' working on the F1 circuit, describing it as 'hanging out with a massive group of girl mates'.
She added: 'We had to get to the course at seven in the morning and we stayed until eight at night. There were cameras in our face as soon as we stepped out onto the grid.
A lot of the fans who came to the races looked forward to seeing the grid girls before the races began. Chantel explained that she was a model when her agent suggested working as a grid girl to earn some extra money.
She said: 'I was called in at the last minute for the race in and then in I was appointed as Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen's official grid girl and held the umbrella while he was interviewed.
Eleanor pictured at a car show in said it was a 'shame' that other girls would not be getting the same opportunities as she had.
The model far left, pictured at a Road Racing Ireland event last September explained how she loved being a grid girl as she is a 'car enthusiast'.
But Chantel said that despite the sometimes racy atmosphere, there were no romances between grid girls and drivers. She said: 'We were completely separate from the drivers.
The only time we got to see them was right before the race so that put the brakes on any budding romances. Despite the glamour of the job, she admitted that she did not get paid a lot as a grid girl.
She said: 'F1 covered all our costs including food, hotels, makeup and travel. Meanwhile, famous former grid girl Melinda Messenger said she had a 'great time' while working on the F1 circuit, but said she supported the ban.
She was a pit girl for Team Jordan back in the day. She worked as a pit girl for the Jordan Grand Prix racing team after boss Eddie Jordan pioneered the use of grid girls in the late s and s.
I personally had a great time, I made some good money out of it. Walk-on grid girls were axed from Formula One on Wednesday as motorsport bosses said they would not feature in the upcoming season - which starts in Australia in two months' time - because it is not in keeping with their 'brand values'.
Chantel pictured here backstage at the British Grand Prix in said her time on the F1 circuit had been a 'very positive' experience.
The former grid girl pictured here in also described how there was a lot more to the job than just standing on the grid.
She walked the track for two Formula One races in the summers of and Pictured front row, far right, with the other grid girls at the British Grand Prix in Chantel pictured left, in said she enjoyed 'representing her country' as a pit girl.
The former grid girl front left, in insisted that they weren't only there 'to look pretty'. Sean Bratches, F1 managing director of commercial operations, said: 'Over the last year we have looked at a number of areas which we felt needed updating so as to be more in tune with our vision for this great sport.
The move mirrors the Professional Darts Corporation's decision last week to end the long-established practice of women escorting male players to the stage.
Eleanor pictured with Paul Hollywood at Silverstone in says she received more opportunities working as a grid girl than in other jobs.
Speaking on the BBC today, she described how she has got friendships out of being a grid girl. Eleanor pictured at Brands Hatch in described the job as being 'very enjoyable'.
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Part of what the sport is today is because of the grid girls. Hot cars and hot girls are a good pair, to be honest.
And they sell well. That is a fact. Or maybe not at all. There is nothing wrong having grid girls around.
I may have a point of view but, when you have a sport, you are dealing with teams and a large ecosystem and a large fan base that is very passionate.
There is never going to be a consensus, but a set of views. The larger ecosystem and its fanbase are likely to side with tradition, and let the grid girls stay because they add appeal to the sport.
What do you think? Shane Acedera has been writing online sports articles since but have been a writer and a blogger since high school.
Shane Acedera. Photo: forum. Under Strong Review Embed from Getty Images Unfortunately, the presence of grid girls has come into question this year.