There's a big change in Formula One and if we were 20 drivers, out of 20 drivers racing, in the GPDA
then we could have a very strong impact and we need to be all united to do something.
This year's international, the judge panel of judges for GPDA
consisted of domestic and overseas design professionals, including Peter Simlinger, Director of the International Institute for Information Design (IIID) in from Austria,; Brandon Giener, Executive Director of the Australian International Design Awards (AIDA),; Ralph Wiegmann, Managing Director of iF Design in from Germany,; Cheng Wan-lee, President of Chung Yuan Christian University,; and Lin Rungtai, Dean of College of Design, National Taiwan University of Arts.
Hamilton refuses to join the GPDA
- but he will welcome their resistance to Mosley's money grab.
The 23-year-old McLaren star apparently offered the excuse he is too busy to join the GPDA
, who meet on a Friday of each grand prix weekend.
respects Lewis and the three other drivers who aren't members, Kimi Raikkonen, Anthony Davidson and Adrian Sutil said de la Rosa.
It has since emerged that Hamilton opted against joining the GPDA
, but former champion Stewart warned: "It is completely wrong of Lewis not be be involved.
(Grand Prix Drivers' Association) has for sure been trying to increase safety levels.
As a director of driver organisation the GPDA
, Jenson Button - who had his own brush with fate at Monaco 11 years ago - is sure to be involved.
Following a meeting yesterday of the GPDA
- chaired by Pedro de la Rosa and with Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button as directors - it has emerged the drivers are willing to not drive should there be a repeat of those scenes.
Before the GPDA
statement, double champion Alonso had put his faith in Pirelli to make this race a safer one, even if cooler rear tyres could benefit Mercedes and Red Bull based on this season's analysis.
Michael got a lot of stick in the drivers' briefings and GPDA
meetings after Monaco as what he did was unacceptable.
Like the TDA before it, the GPDA
provides a key platform for fostering local design talent.