The rule that saved a series from "dull" F1 issues

The rule that saved a series from

Bickering over the merits of standard parts in the BTCC misses the point that the cream still rises to the top at season's end - and that's got a lot to do with the brains on the pitwall

There are three words guaranteed to infuriate and frustrate the average tin-top racing driver: Balance of Performance. The method of artificially restricting a machine so that it sits on a level playing field with the opposition is something that generates anger and confusion in similar levels.

For engineers, there are just two words that can make the heart sink: control parts.

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