Impeding in F1F1 is the pinnacle of open wheel, single seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally.... There's more... is typically seen during practice and qualifyingQualifying (Quali) is a one-hour session used to determine pole position and the order the cars will line up behind... There's more..., as all drivers are generally pushing during the race.
In simple terms, impeding is when one driverOK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like... There's more... unduly blocks another driver – causing them to abandon a lap or take action to avoid a shuntAn F1 slang term for an accident where two, or more, cars collide or the driver hits the wall. If... There's more....
If a driver has completed a fast lap in qualifying and is on a cool-down lapWhen a driver is on track but driving at a slower pace to cool the car down. Usually on the... There's more..., he will be going slower than normal and the other driver, on a flying lapA flying lap, also referred to as a hot lap is when the driver sets out to do a very... There's more..., is forced to back out to avoid a collision.
Drivers not on a flying lap must make every effort to stay off the racing lineThe racing line is the line a racing driver follows to take corners in the fastest possible way. By using the... There's more... and penalities will be haded out if warnings are not followed.