The error that could define F1 2017

The error that could define F1 2017

When one of Formula 1's biggest players finds its technical staffing in a state of flux while already on the back foot going into a season of massive rule changes, it doesn't bode well for its chances

Other than another U-turn on regulations by the FIA and the Formula 1 Strategy Group, the biggest thing that happened around the German Grand Prix was the departure of Ferrari technical director James Allison.

Everyone in F1 passes on their sympathies to James, who lost his wife just after this year's Australian Grand Prix. He has three children back in England and has been totally honest with himself that they take priority over Ferrari in Italy.

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