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The danger of F1's push for unpredictable races

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The danger of F1's push for unpredictable races
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Jan 10, 2019, 12:16 PM

Formula 1 has made much of its desire to 'spice up the show', but there is a risk of serious damage if it mixes up unpredictability with randomness

The best thing that could happen to Formula 1 in 2019 would be a genuine shock in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Let's say Antonio Giovinazzi prevails for Sauber, that would be an upset right up there with the greatest in grand prix history.

Fans would be enthusiastic about how the formbook was turned on its head, delighted a middling team could suddenly leap to the front, thrilled that F1 had changed and the days until free practice started for the next race in Bahrain couldn't pass quickly enough.

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Author Edd Straw