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Why drivers should be steering F1's future, not teams

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Why drivers should be steering F1's future, not teams
Jul 3, 2018, 3:48 PM

Liberty's plans to revolutionise Formula 1 are going to lead to more of the same. F1 Racing's Peter Windsor says the real solution is to take power away from the teams and focus on the drivers.

OK. Enough loot has been spent already. Enough people have had their say. We have commissions and sub-commissions and strategy groups and advisory groups and all the usual Formula 1 fracas. It's fun to read about; it's fun to retweet. And it could be, by now, that Liberty Media actually does know exactly what it's bought - or why it bought it.

I doubt it, however.

Only Bernie Ecclestone knows the exact location of every brick in every F1 wall - and the constituents of the cement laid many years ago to glue them all together. And he's not telling anyone.

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