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Why truly fixing F1 may mean upsetting the purists
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Jul 9, 2019, 9:21 AM

Is Ferrari still coming to terms with Charles Leclerc's lost victory in Bahrain? Should Red Bull drop Pierre Gasly? And how much of a problem are the front wings on Formula 1 cars? Our technical expert answers these questions and more

Toto Wolff suggested Ferrari lost "momentum" after what happened in Bahrain. Is momentum a real thing for teams - have you ever been in a situation where your team lost or gained momentum or is it just a term that sums up a wide range of factors?
Michael Jones, via email

Momentum is a huge factor, especially in sport, and motor racing is no different. Get into that winning streak and everyone just digs that little bit deeper. It's invisible and no one really notices that it's happening, but it happens.

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