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Why Liberty is willing to frustrate F1 teams for its 2021 vision

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Why Liberty is willing to frustrate F1 teams for its 2021 vision
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Jul 17, 2019, 10:15 AM

A commitment to return to ground-effect cars represents the bold step Liberty wants to achieve with Formula 1's 2021 regulations. But a first look at proposed rules doesn't mean the battle is won, as teams' self-interests are still likely to cause issues.

Just as turkeys don't vote for Christmas, so too Formula 1 teams are never enthused about getting behind rule changes that will wipe away any advantage they may have.

It is little wonder, then, that Liberty Media's push for an overhaul of F1 from 2021 that is intended to level the playing field has met with its fair share of resistance so far.

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Series Formula 1
Author Jonathan Noble