The revised version of Ferrari's Halo cockpit protection system made its public appearance on Thursday ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix.

Ferrari, whose original design made its debut in pre-season testing at Barcelona, has fine-tuned the system, making it lighter ahead of its possible introduction next season.

The hoop has been revised, however, make the arc wider - so there is no risk of the driver hitting his head on it in the event of an impact.

Although Ferrari is undecided on whether or not Halo 2 will run on the track, the team did conduct an extraction test in the pitlane on Thursday afternoon.

Medical staff were present in the garage as a Ferrari mechanic took on the role of a driver, and had to be pulled from the car.

With FIA personnel observing the test, it took around 10 minutes for the medical crew to get the driver out of the car.

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