Are you saying," I asked Niki Lauda, "that we've made Formula 1 too safe?" "Yes," said Lauda. "100%. 100%..."
In this day and age, I suggested, most people would argue that you cannot make it too safe.
"I know," Niki replied, "but it's developed so quickly in this direction, and this drives me crazy. In my time, when somebody went straight on into the guardrail, we'd go to the organisers and get it changed, fine, but now we're making all these changes - and without accidents!"