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Will F1's 2017 rule changes improve racing?

As Formula 1 edges closer to the start of a 'bigger and faster' era, Nigel Roebuck uses his 'Fifth Column' to ask, 'Who will actually benefit from the rule changes?'

At Autosport International last weekend I had many a conversation about the state of Formula 1, and the prospects for 2017, when we have what some are calling 'a whole new breed' of car. Are the changes necessary - or even desirable? Some said yeah, others nay.

In considering a personal future that could hardly be brighter, Max Verstappen recently said he had little interest in records, be they for poles, wins or championships.

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