Why star drivers are key to F1

Why star drivers are key to F1

With the help of the F1 paddock, BEN ANDERSON examines why having the best drivers in motorsport is the backbone of a strong product in the second 'What is Formula 1?' instalment

The drivers are arguably the most important element of Formula 1. Yes F1 is a team sport, featuring some of the most advanced racing car technology in the world, but most of the key players within agree it's the drivers who are the true focal points.

Without them the cars don't turn wheels at all, and racing doesn't happen.

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