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Why F1 2026 worst case fears could be key to new rules success

The 2026 Formula 1 regulations may seem like they are an age away, but for the teams, the new era is here already. With concerns about a lack of pace and long lift and coast periods among other things, could the collective brains of the paddock make the upcoming changes a success?

The Formula 1 paddock is full of the most brilliant minds that are incredible at responding immediately to the biggest of challenges thrown at them. But, collectively, it is true also that there is often big resistance to change.

Maybe it’s simply a flipside of those same amazing brains that see opportunity in everything; in that their neurons also have to fire off warnings about the worst outcome of things to come.

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