Why shorter Formula 1 races would be a terrible idea

Why shorter Formula 1 races would be a terrible idea

Jenson Button has suggested Formula 1 should revamp its format in a bid to appeal to the next generation. But, while shortening grands prix is a relatively 'easy' fix, it doesn't actually target the championship's flaws

When asked at Austin what areas of Formula 1 he would change, Jenson Button said shorter races should be embraced to appeal to younger audiences.

"There will always be the diehard fans that have watched Formula 1 for 10, 20 years and will watch a whole grand prix, but that's not who we're after," he said.

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