Being too cautious could destroy F1

Being too cautious could destroy F1

Motorsport shouldn't be unnecessarily dangerous, but some recent decisions in the shadow of the Jules Bianchi accident legal action suggest Formula 1 could damage itself by taking safety caution too far

It was a year ago last Sunday that Jules Bianchi died, having survived for over nine months in a coma after suffering a 254g impact with a recovery tractor during the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix.

The event was held in atrocious conditions due to the approach of Typhoon Phanfone, a Category 1 storm that struck Japan's eastern coast - along which the Suzuka circuit is situated - early that Sunday morning.

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