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Think Formula 1, and after the fast cars and champagne spraying on the podium, you might think of grid girls. Newsbeat has been speaking to ex grid girl Chantel George who says losing them would be a "huge mistake". Grid girls have always been associated with motorsport but many fans have criticised the objectification of women, saying that having models at the side of the track is outdated. Chantel posing with one of the race car drivers. The year-old from Milton Keynes says she was standing on the grid in freezing cold weather a lot of the time, holding an umbrella or whatever she was asked to hold.
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Scores of nations host these events and fans love watching the smaller cars kick up some major dust. Naturally, fans loved seeing these ladies in matching uniforms of some sort, always chosen for their great looks and enhancing the race nicely. A few models have even gone on to bigger fame outside the track. The tradition was formally ended by F1 in after years of debate on whether or not it was proper presenting women in such a way.