Who's to blame for the 'state' F1 is in?

Who's to blame for the 'state' F1 is in?

Pirelli's 2013 compounds have been noisily criticised in some quarters, but as Jonathan Noble argues, Formula 1 has to take collective responsibility for the hole it has dug itself into

A world championship battle with no clear favourite. Three mega-stars leading that title contest, and regularly out there battling wheel to wheel. Rules that allow overtaking and tyres that no longer let the tech boffins know exactly what lap they're stopping on before they've even set foot in the paddock. Unpredictable qualifying form and race after race where we don't know who's going to win until the closing stages...

And yet, with all of Formula 1's current talk of tyres, and the numerous paddock members more than willing to stick their head up above the parapet and slate the job Pirelli's doing, it's hard to believe F1 has a lot right about it at the moment.

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