The support series tech that could save F1

The support series tech that could save F1

Formula 2's new 2018 car is faster and has more downforce - the same ingredients that contributed to a drop in overtaking with the latest Formula 1 machinery. But the support series' racing has remained excellent. F1 should be taking notes

Each time a new rules cycle approaches in Formula 1, it faces a philosophical battle between following its heart - giving engineers the freedom to create the fastest possible car for drivers to race - and its head: the need to make the spectacle entertaining for spectators.

In a dream world, F1 would present a rulebook full of blank pages and let the likes of Adrian Newey have their way.

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