To the viewers and fans, Formula 1 must appear fairly confusing. As far as I'm concerned, after over four decades involved in the sport in one way or another, it's getting even more so.
To take an obvious visual example that we can all see, let's look at track limits.
Over the years, we've had many types of circuit safety systems. These have ranged from open grass and asphalt run-offs to circuits lined with trees, straw bales, catchfencing, gravel traps - all of them were considered to be cutting edge technology in their day.