No more faster, higher, stronger in F1

No more faster, higher, stronger in F1

While Olympic records tumble, grand prix cars are slower than they were almost a decade ago. Edd Straw asks whether Formula 1 has lost its raison d'etre or whether the pursuit of higher goals is still there in the detail

The Olympic Games is a spectacular reminder of inexorable progress in sporting competition. World records lie shattered as the Olympic motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius" has been lived up to spectacularly. As a trend, in any sport involving pure performance, everything is getting faster, higher, stronger.

Except in Formula 1.

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