F1 needs to stop using half-measures
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F1 needs to stop using half-measures

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Formula 1's constant tinkering - and subsequent criticism from stakeholders - does nobody any favours, writes GLENN FREEMAN, who argues that it should either return to its roots or actually embrace change

Fernando Alonso's right: in Formula 1 "we pretend to change".

The significance of so many drivers speaking their minds last week during the final F1 test should not be overlooked. Until now, the majority of the talking and/or criticism has come from other senior figures in the paddock and disgruntled fans.

Yet last week, we had drivers - including world champions - speaking out against the shambolic way the qualifying shake-up has been handled, the new format itself, the potential introduction of the halo cockpit safety device, the increased restrictions on radio traffic for 2016, and the general direction of F1.

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