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Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB19, Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF-23, Carlos Sainz, Ferrari SF-23, Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing RB19, the rest of the field at the start
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The two sides of F1’s next big rules row

OPINION: Many of the political episodes of the 2023 Formula 1 season turned out to be damp squibs. But one took on a new dimension in the season’s final rounds that has the potential to turn into something far bigger in 2024. Here’s how

Until yesterday’s stunning exchanges over the FIA opening an investigation into a potential conflict of interest between Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff and F1 Academy managing director Susie Wolff, the off-track political spectacle of the 2023 Formula 1 campaign rather reflected the action on-track.

Plenty of potential flair ups, but little that really spilled over from a cold to hot confrontation.

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