Ask Gary: Why wouldn't customer cars work?

Ask Gary: Why wouldn't customer cars work?

As the customer cars debate rears its head once again, GARY ANDERSON answers why they aren't as feasible as they once were, why throttle control measures are helping rookies, and shares memories of McLaren's late 1970s decline

Why wouldn't customer cars work and didn't they used to be part of F1 as the norm?

@toomanyarmies, via Twitter

In the past, customer cars were the norm but usually they were at least one-year-old cars being run by teams that were not quite as professional as those that built them. Often, they had 'gentleman drivers' to foot the bills.

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