How grid penalties reveal a bigger problem for F1

How grid penalties reveal a bigger problem for F1

Formula 1's latest embarrassment over grid penalties has prompted some soul-searching. But there's no real solution in the rulebook - only an overhaul of far greater significance

If you thought the Italian Grand Prix's grid penalty farce was bad for fans at home, you should have seen the chaos on the startline at Monza as the countdown to the race got under way.

With engines revving away in the garages, the grid girls - following their meticulous rehearsals the previous night - were all in place and waiting the pitlane to open and the arrival of the cars.

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