Formula One has announced that celebrities bodyguards have been banned from the grid ahead of races.

The announcement comes after Sky Sports F1HD’s Martin Brundle was stopped from speaking to rapper Megan Thee Stallion by her security team last time out at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin Texas.

Celebrities who are on the grid ahead of races are there as guests of the various teams on the grid and Martin Brundle was just doing his job during his grid walk and Austin was his first grid walk in 697 days due to the COVID 19 global pandemic.

Speaking in the build up to Sunday’s Mexico City Grand Prix, Martin Brundle told Sky Sports F1HD that he was embarrassed by being story after he was mentioned on entertainment website

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