F1 Made Even More Complicated

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For those who are unfamiliar with the sport, they reckon F1 is one of the most boring sporting event the world ever knows. Snag the pole position, off quickly after 5 red lights, maintain the lead during the race, put on a proud face while national anthem being played, spray champaign on the podium. Period.

They failed to see the whole picture of F1, a sport characterised by racing to the limit, technical innovation, politics, strange but stringent rules and regulations etc.

I don't pretend to know a lot about F1. Ok, I follow the sport closely, since 1998. But on numerous occasions, the rules & regulations change so frequently that I had to rely on live commentary to be able to understand whats going on. Bla.

The good thing is, F1 can never be boring. Once in a while, someone will come up with something that would dominate the headline for the next few weeks. On rare occasion, months.

Not convinced? Just ask Stepney, Coughlan, Ron, Todt, or now Pedro de la Rosa and Alonso.