Marcus Simmons' Rockingham F3 diary

Marcus Simmons' Rockingham F3 diary

Track limits - and drivers not respecting them - was one of the main talking points during Rockingham F3's event. Marcus Simmons reviews last weekend's race and also looks back at a time when Heikki Kovalainen was becoming a star

'Respecting track limits', or not doing so, is a scourge of modern-day motor racing, a direct consequence of those asphalt run-off areas that blight circuits these days.

Admittedly, asphalt run-off is better than the gravel traps that used to suck cars in, causing a relentlessly dull series of safety-car periods. But it has led to the current proliferation of penalties – and they struck British F3 at Rockingham last weekend.

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