Why F1 should ignore its short-term critics

Why F1 should ignore its short-term critics

Liberty Media tried to take a long-term research-based approach to making changes to Formula 1. But that has left it open to criticism that it is not doing enough to fix the championship's immediate problems

This week's media statement from the Formula One Promoters' Association (FOTA) criticising Liberty Media for its running of the championship has fuelled the debate about whether F1's chiefs are doing a good enough job.

A quick glance on social media shows there are fans who remain enthralled and full of excitement for the on-track battles ahead. Then there are those who are more unhappy about modern F1.

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