The myth of the 'right way' to win in F1
For some, tyre conservation and the subsequent need to drive to a delta have devalued Formula 1. But as Edd Straw argues, trying to assert that certain means of securing victory are better than others is meaningless
Listening to Formula 1's chattering classes in recent months, the topic of what constitutes the right way to win a race has topped the agenda.
The argument goes that tyre conservation and what some, crudely, characterise as regularity runs cannot constitute great drives. Therefore, the fans aren't getting to see the world's leading drivers excel.
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