Formula 1 must become road irrelevant

Formula 1 must become road irrelevant

The future of the controversial engine rules will soon become a major focus for Formula 1. It's time to stop compromising the rules in pursuit of pointless 'road relevance'

Amid all the excitement about Formula 1's bright post-Ecclestone future, reality is likely to bite very quickly for Liberty Media when it has to deliver on its self-proclaimed mandate for change.

Any underlying resistance to new ideas presented by F1's new owner will manifest itself in the form of those ideas being derailed as they pass through the sport's long-dysfunctional decision-making process. That's the process that gave us double points and elimination qualifying, remember.

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