They could deal with having to wear the skimpy, neon-orange spandex miniskirts. Even the matching midriff-revealing tops that zipped down to the cleavage. And carrying umbrellas around sounded easy enough. The duties of an umbrella girl sounded relatively simple: An umbrella girl acts as a representative for a motor sports event.
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The news is hot off the press, though not entirely unexpected. Starting with Formula 1. Sean Bratches, managing director of commercial operations for F1, explains that the aim is to "be more in tune with our vision for this great sport. Over the last year we have looked at a number of areas which we felt needed updating. While the practice of employing grid girls has been a staple of Formula 1 Grands Prix for decades, we feel this custom does not resonate with our brand values and clearly is at odds with modern day societal norms. So for now this does not affect the bike world, in that MotoGP is managed by Dorna, but are we sure?