F1 should keep punishing drivers for team failings

F1 should keep punishing drivers for team failings

Rallying cries against grid penalties for teams changing engine parts or gearboxes have gained more momentum of late. But the unintended consequences of losing that punishment could sting F1 hard

At first glance, the argument that drivers should not be punished for their teams and engine suppliers making errors through engine component and gearbox changes is compelling.

After all, why hit the drivers with grid penalties for something outside of their control? It has a big impact on what is called the drivers' championship, so why not just take away points from the team?

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