Why looming chaos is just what F1 needs

Why looming chaos is just what F1 needs

After another dominant season for Sebastian Vettel and his Red Bull team, the unpredictability of 2014 is exactly what Formula 1 needs, as JONATHAN NOBLE explains

Formula 1 has gone time-zone mad during the flyaway late races - from plus eight hours in Japan and South Korea to minus six in Austin, with India and Abu Dhabi somewhere in between.

In Brazil last weekend the time zones veered much more dramatically - from hours to months and years - as the paddock became distracted by events from long in the past and those rapidly appearing on the horizon.

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