Engines could be F1's next knee-jerk victim

Engines could be F1's next knee-jerk victim

Formula 1 covered itself in anything but glory with its qualifying fiasco at the Australian GP. DIETER RENCKEN fears the same failings that dogged that process could start hitting home elsewhere soon too

Formula 1's qualifying farce once again brought into sharp focus its utterly flawed decision-making process.

Having had forced upon it a format that is best termed a 'compromised solution to a question posed only by those obsessed with spicing up a show rather than caring for world class sporting spectacle', F1 then reacted in worst possible fashion once the true depth of the format's flaws became apparent.

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