F1 safety: Nothing to do with luck

F1 safety: Nothing to do with luck

Some marvel at the good fortune that allows many F1 drivers to walk away from big crashes, but Edd Straw reckons it's time the sport took the credit it deserves for considered improvement. The job's not done yet either

The world 'luck' gets tossed around liberally in Formula 1, not least when there is a huge accident from which those involved escape unscathed.

The most recent example came during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after the hydraulic system in Narain Karthikeyan's HRT suddenly lost pressure and his steering locked as he entered Turn 16.

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