Mosley: Cockpit canopy might have saved Wheldon

Stephan Heublein

Dan Wheldon's death could have sped up efforts to end the long era of open-cockpit racing.

F1's governing body earlier this year, in response to the F1 and F2 incidents in 2009 involving Felipe Massa and Henry Surtees, tested screens and fighter jet-style canopies for possible use in the future.