The real threat young drivers pose

The real threat young drivers pose

The sport's old guard is getting jumpy about the new generation of exuberant racer, but it's their speed that should be the main worry, reckons JONATHAN NOBLE

Not many people agree with Felipe Massa that he was an entirely innocent party in that first-corner crash at the German Grand Prix. However, I do agree - although for entirely different reasons - with his sentiments that F1's top drivers had better be keeping an eye out for the young rising stars right now.

Massa may be talking about youthful exuberance causing a few too many first-lap crashes - although have there really been that many this season? But Hockenheim marked another step in a generation change that is going on right now.

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