Formula 1 is destroying its own DNA

Formula 1 is destroying its own DNA

Mandating the halo for 2018 is a step too far that will remove a large part of Formula 1's fan appeal

It was announced last week that the Lausitzring will close as a racetrack at the end of this year, having been acquired by the vehicle inspection company DEKRA as 'a testing ground for automotive innovations'.

Remembered chiefly as the site of two dreadful accidents in 2001, one costing the life of Michele Alboreto, the other causing disastrous injuries to Alex Zanardi, the place will not be widely mourned.

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