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Formula One stuck in the slow lane of reform

It takes a brave man to argue with Stirling Moss about motor sport.  However, his statement that Bernie Ecclestone is “exceptionally important” to ensuring the ongoing prosperity of Formula One seems highly questionable. Ecclestone has had a vice-like grip on the sport since becoming the chief executive of the Formula One Constructors’ Association in 1978.  While he has […]

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Räikkönen’s victory overturns pre-season predictions    

Formula 1 teams understandably attempt to keep their powder dry and conceal the true performance of their cars during pre-season testing.  The desire for secrecy across the paddock means teams are unsure of their performance relative to that of their rivals until after the first couple of races.  This explains why the pre-season analysis of ‘experts’ […]

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