The farce F1 desperately needs to address

The farce F1 desperately needs to address

Only one driver started the Italian Grand Prix from the position he qualified. Formula 1 must act now to address the farce that is the current grid penalties system

After the Italian Grand Prix there were claims by the Formula 1 authorities that the spectator attendance was the biggest in the race's long history, and although it wasn't a sell-out - and I would swear the Monza crowds were bigger back in the 1970s - unquestionably this one was up on those of the recent past.

Although, in their thousands, they duly invaded the pit straight after the finish, one wondered quite what all the excitement was about, for Ferrari had been humbled at home.

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