The problem sausage kerbs continue to cause
Track limits are the problem that motorsport doesn't seem to be able to rid itself of. But the use of so-called 'sausage kerbs' as a deterrent has in several instances only served to worsen the problem, and a growing number of voices want to see action taken
If the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix taught us anything, it's that it is difficult to police track limits. Both the Formula 1 and supporting races were littered with multiple warnings for cars being driven outside of the defined track, to the point where the overall results were in danger of being significantly changed.
Of course, any driver will exploit an available advantage and push the limits of what is acceptable. But, equally, they will not deliberately put potential points at risk. The obvious conclusion is that something wasn't working as intended.
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