Should Formula 1 ban engineers?

Should Formula 1 ban engineers?

Formula 1 is the pursuit of motor-racing excellence, and engineers play a part in that. Banning them would create the sort of unpredictability F1 fans crave - but is there a middle-ground that can be made to work?

A Formula 1 engineer recently suggested, in jest, that the pinnacle of motorsport should ban engineers. This was too good an opportunity to miss, so Autosport pressed the point and asked a few more questions to see just what the benefits - and drawbacks - would be.

The first question, of course, is why? What would the advantage of banning engineers be?

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