We’ve turn out to be accustomed to Crimson Bull and Max Verstappen breaking data this season, with the Dutchman’s 2023 grand prix wins tally now as much as 17 and the crew’s rating at 19 following the Interlagos occasion final weekend. However Fernando Alonso’s good efforts to disclaim Sergio Perez’s sooner automotive a spot on the rostrum, the end in Brazil was by no means unsure. And that’s now the norm.
Whereas the brilliance of Crimson Bull and Verstappen can’t be denied, it’s hardly made for a basic System 1 season. That has made some ask whether or not one thing must be performed about Crimson Bull’s domination, so this week we tackle that very query.
We take a look at earlier eras of F1 domination, rule modifications that helped combine issues up (or not), and what a number of the present key gamers consider the thought of slowing down Crimson Bull.
Actually, it comes right down to a debate about whether or not you suppose F1 ought to primarily be a sporting contest, one which’s meritocratic, or just a type of leisure. For a publication that has been round virtually so long as the world championship itself, Autosport is obvious about the place we stand within the debate…
We even have our common in-depth protection of the Brazilian GP, in addition to reporting on all the opposite worldwide motorsport occasions from final weekend.
Toyota underlined its dominance of the World Endurance Championship (regardless of Stability of Efficiency) with one other 1-2 within the Bahrain finale. Gary Watkins was there to see Sebastien Buemi, Brendon Hartley and Ryo Hirakawa clinch the crown.
The Walter Hayes Trophy was the spotlight on the UK scene. Stefan Mackley explains how the System Ford 1600 extravaganza was determined in sometimes dramatic fashion in our particular report, whereas particulars of latest collection and our GB3 season evaluation additionally characteristic within the 17-page Nationwide part.
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