How F1 should clamp down on driving standards

How F1 should clamp down on driving standards

This week's news that Formula 1's rules on collisions have been revised for 2017 is welcomed, but the updates are still going to be applied as part of an outdated system

News that Formula 1's stewards will be more lenient and only apply penalties to drivers egregiously at fault for causing collisions is good, right? After all, who doesn't want to see great racing, with the high risk of penalties not acting as a disincentive to attempting a crowd-pleasing overtake?

In isolation this sounds like a positive step. But we've been here before, and while similar plans in the past have had a small impact, the need for repeated attempts to tackle this issue proves it's not as easy to do as it sounds.

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