F1 stuck in a catch-22 over its revamp

F1 stuck in a catch-22 over its revamp

Formula 1 declared it was going to have "faster cars and thrilling races" in 2017 before properly thinking through how it would achieve that and is now in a mess, says IAN PARKES

When the FIA revealed plans for "faster cars and thrilling races" - its own words back in May - in Formula 1 from 2017, it was greeted with some fanfare.

At long last the much-maligned Strategy Group, which Bernie Ecclestone often accuses of coming up with nothing more than the date of its next meeting, announced a raft of recommendations designed to spice up F1.

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