Is motorsport sleepwalking to doom?

Is motorsport sleepwalking to doom?

Motorsport is not helped by either blindingly positive or negative opinions and comments, writes EDD STRAW, who argues that all of the sport's stakeholders must embrace change to ensure its future

There's a famous quote, attributed to mass-production car pioneer Henry Ford, that states motor-racing started five minutes after the second car was built.

When you think about it, that wasn't so long ago. Homo Sapiens have been around a couple of hundred thousand years, so in that context a century and a third is not enough to build an unbreakable relationship. Humanity's relationship with the motor car is not immutable, much as some within motorsport might have convinced themselves that it is.

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