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Formula One’s Absurd Penalty ‘Fix’ Doesn’t Actually Fix Anything

Formula One’s excessive grid penalties are widely loathed by fans, as they’re confusing to follow. The FIA World Motor Sport Council simplified those penalty rules today, reports Autosport. Problem is, this fix doesn’t address why penalties get so out of control, and even more teams will likely face grid penalties in…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Toro Rosso’s Austin F1 Grid Penalties Are Enough To Make Your Brain Hurt

Toro Rosso has swapped its drivers around so much at this point in the 2017 Formula One season that Brendon Hartley is being penalized for an engine swap on Daniil Kvyat’s old car. But Daniil Kvyat isn’t considered to be driving his old car, even though his number is running this weekend on Toro Rosso’s […]

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Formula One’s Never-Ending Grid Penalties Need To Stop

For Formula One teams struggling with reliability issues, qualifying can feel like the place where you can run the session, but the results don’t matter. Grid penalties will send you to the back anyway. We’re not even done with practice at Monza and four cars already have grid penalties. It’s too much. It’s been too…Read […]

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