Fan engagement, or the lack of it, has become a preoccupation in Formula 1 this season.
So it seems perverse that, when a group of fans made their feelings towards Nico Rosberg known by booing during the Belgian Grand Prix podium ceremony, there was widespread hand-wringing about how terrible this was.
Personally, I'm not a big fan of booing at sporting events and never have been. But there's an important distinction to be drawn between an individual thinking they would not have done something and arguing that others should not be allowed to do it.
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Edd Straw is Editor-in-Chief of Autosport, overseeing both print and digital versions of the brand. Edd has worked for Autosport since joining as a junior reporter in 2002. He became Editor in November 2014, having previously worked as National Editor, News Editor and Grand Prix Editor.
Originally from Guernsey in the Channel Islands, he joined Autosport shortly after graduating from university. He went on to cover a wide range of categories from club motorsport to the World Touring Car Championship and Le Mans to Formula 3 before switching to F1 full-time at the 2008 French Grand Prix. He continues to cover a range of international events in his position as Editor-in-Chief.
In his spare time, he was formerly a club racer whose abilities did not match his enthusiasm in a variety of categories.