Why it's '10 past midnight' on determining F1's future

Why it's '10 past midnight' on determining F1's future

Formula 1 fans are so used to showdowns between the championship and its teams over finances and rules that it's easy to become complacent about threats to its future or stability. But things are different compared to years gone by, and current disagreements need an immediate resolution

There's optimism in the air as we head towards the opening grand prix in Australia, with what looks like a great fight for the world championship in prospect and some intriguing new driver combinations throughout the field.

But there's an elephant in the room. We are just over two years into Liberty's ownership of Formula 1 and yet there is still no clarity on how the championship will look in 2021.

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