This started back in 2006. It was my first full year as editor of AUTOSPORT and prior to the start of the season I'd come up with a series of high-concept ideas that could be used on the cover on those weeks where there hadn't been a Formula 1 race and news was thin on the ground.
One of these was "Why motorsport must go green" (subsequently altered to F1 by the powers-that-be).
Following its publication, one prominent F1 team boss of the day kindly took the time out of his busy day to ring me up to tell me that I didn't know what I was talking about.
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