Has F1 sanitised its soul?

Has F1 sanitised its soul?

The argument about what Formula 1 should be seems to divide people these days, particularly when it comes to safety devices such as the halo and the track limits debate. But one world champion is unequivocal about just what has gone wrong

Are you saying," I asked Niki Lauda, "that we've made Formula 1 too safe?" "Yes," said Lauda. "100%. 100%..."

In this day and age, I suggested, most people would argue that you cannot make it too safe.

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