Why 2017 is make or break for F1

Why 2017 is make or break for F1

Formula 1's much-vaunted 2017 cars will soon start running in anger. Grand prix racing's latest overhaul is one of its most significant ever

Formula 1 is preparing itself to be bigger and better than ever in 2017, with larger cars, enhanced aerodynamics, and better tyres, all of which is expected to make the machinery substantially quicker and comfortably the fastest F1 cars we've ever seen.

The changes are principally designed to restore some of F1's lost visceral appeal by making the cars more difficult to drive, and more spectacular to watch. The hope is that the drivers will be pushed to their physical limits again, rather than 'merely' driving around slowly to target lap times, trying to protect tyres.

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