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Formula 1 Hungarian GP
Opinion

Was Hamilton's Hungary solo start a good or bad look for F1?

OPINION: Different perspectives had Lewis Hamilton’s solo second standing start in Formula 1’s 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix as fabulous or farcical. But did it make the championship appear too silly for the sake of a moment of high-charged sporting drama?

Formula 1 is fond of changing its rules. At the end of this year, essentially the entirety of the car design regulations are being altered in a bid to encourage closer, more unpredictable racing.

The aim is for thrilling battles such as Fernando Alonso versus Lewis Hamilton at Budapest last weekend to become the norm rather than the exceptional exception. A lofty aim, so brace for the results perhaps not being so spectacular…

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