Gary Anderson: F1 has a big visual problem

Gary Anderson: F1 has a big visual problem

The British GP provides a perfect opportunity to see if Formula 1 cars look and feel like the pinnacle of motorsport trackside, and to consider whether next year's changes will improve what the paying public is treated to

Watching Formula 1 free practice at Silverstone from the balcony of the BRDC Clubhouse, overlooking Brooklands corner, on Friday was a rare chance to get the feeling of the 'fan in the grandstand'.

What struck me is that, while these guys behind the wheel - Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg, Daniel Ricciardo and the rest - should be heroes, F1 today doesn't allow them to be in the minds of those watching.

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