How it feels inside an F1 media storm

How it feels inside an F1 media storm

As Sauber found itself in a court drama in Australia, our SECRET MECHANIC's thoughts were with the crew members whose jobs were on the line amid a controversy not of their making

The opening grand prix of the new Formula 1 season perhaps generated more column inches around the goings-on inside courtrooms and financiers' offices than about the on-track action itself - which was not the ideal beginning to a campaign.

One could argue that F1 needs to create a bit of drama, last-minute jeopardy and uncertainty, with unpredictable outcomes for the world to speculate over, but it would surely be better for all that to play out in the race, among teams, drivers and their cars, rather than between lawyers, judges and Facebook statements.

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