F1's big 2017 weakness is exposed again

F1's big 2017 weakness is exposed again

Formula 1's flawed move to bigger tyres and more downforce was more exposed than ever at Spa, where its lack of 'edge' compared starkly to MotoGP at Silverstone

For all the majesty of Spa-Francorchamps, for all that it offers more overtaking opportunities than most circuits, still - for no reason I can easily put my finger on - it too often serves up a race that falls short of expectations, and last Sunday's was no exception.

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, the two world championship protagonists, made the Belgian Grand Prix weekend their own, both driving beautifully as they qualified - and finished - one-two. And yet...

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