Why F1 doesn't need to be made simpler

Why F1 doesn't need to be made simpler

Formula 1's rules received a battering during the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend and in the days since. But a knee-jerk response isn't required

It's not often that events in Formula 1 put one in mind of a Marx Brothers movie, but the post-qualifying kerfuffle in Hungary last weekend, in which people were running around the paddock waving hard copies of the Wikipedia entry for Lex specialis and other legal terminology, bore strong overtones of the contract scene in A Night At The Opera.

Groucho Marx, flourishing the contract: "It says here 'The party of the first part shall be known in this contract as the party of the first part.' How do you like that? That's pretty neat, eh?"

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