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Formula 2's new 2018 car is faster and has more downforce - the same ingredients that contributed to a drop in overtaking with the latest Formula 1 machinery. So how did F2 manage to keep its racing excellent?
Each time a new rules cycle approaches in Formula 1, it faces a philosophical battle between following its heart - giving engineers the freedom to create the fastest possible car for drivers to race - and the head - the need to make the spectacle entertaining for spectators.
In a dream world, F1 would present a rulebook full of blank pages and let the likes of Adrian Newey have their way.
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