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The support series tech that could save F1

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The support series tech that could save F1
By: Jack Benyon
Aug 20, 2018, 11:06 AM

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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Series Formula 1 , FIA F2
Author Jack Benyon