The major problem that shows Hamilton's true worth to F1

The major problem that shows Hamilton's true worth to F1

Lewis Hamilton's unfiltered thoughts on Formula 1's governance, and commitment to improving the championship, should mark him out as F1's greatest asset - yet his value continues to be misjudged

Formula 1 is not dying, but it looks rather sickly at the moment. In the last two races the most interesting moments have ended in penalties, and the two most successful drivers of this generation have taken turns to expose the championship's major flaws.

Sebastian Vettel landed a neat blow when he said F1's over-regulation has turned drivers into lawyers. Lewis Hamilton went even further, shining the spotlight on a cycle of "bad decisions" and criticising the rulemakers' current ideas for 2021.

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