What matters most in Formula 1?

What matters most in Formula 1?

In the first part of a major new series of features, BEN ANDERSON and leading paddock figures try to pin down Formula 1's fundamental appeal to fans. What really matters - is it drivers, cars, racing, technology, politics, or something else?

Some people just don't 'get' sport. They say it's pointless, facile, that it doesn't matter.

But they are wrong. They are wrong because sport, like so many things in life, is much more than the sum of its parts. Sport matters because it means something to people.

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