2012: F1 as it should be?
F1 2012 was great for many, with seven winners from the opening seven races, but Tony Dodgins thinks some elements of the sport are flattering to deceive - and puts forward an alternative view of what F1 could be
If the aim of the 2012 prescribed exhaust regulations and more stringent flexi-front-wing tests was to thwart Adrian Newey and Red Bull after such a dominant 2011 season, then they were highly successful. Temporarily.
Seven different winners from the seven opening races polarised paddock opinion. Some loved it, some thought it too random and some went as far as to say it made Formula 1 meaningless.
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