Why F1 drivers should race in F2

Why F1 drivers should race in F2

There's no better recipe for close racing than top-class drivers and equal cars. F1 bosses need to work out how to replicate other series' spectacles if not their rulebook

At Austin this weekend Fernando Alonso is to reprise the helmet he used for the Indianapolis 500, and he's doing it, he says, in tribute to Indy and to American racing fans.

The only pity is that the helmet won't be seen in an orange car, as at the 500, where the reappearance of the colour resonated strongly with one and all. What we need over the winter is for McLaren's marketing/brand people to replace the nondescript livery of this year with the papaya synonymous, in Bruce's day, with the cars that bore his name.

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