However big a difference it may make to the racing is debatable. Already F1 designers are queueing up to downplay the importance of the move.
But for those who want F1 to have a credible reputation, banning a ‘driver aid’ like traction control is utterly imperative. The suggestion that F1 drivers need a computer to help them drive the car makes F1 look like less of a sport.
So what is the one issue that the governing body needs to fix next?
Reduce aerodynamics? More interesting circuits? Environmentally-friendly cars? Slick tyres? What’s number one on your list?
Or is everything fine and dandy now that traction control’s gone?
- Traction control banned in F1 from 2008
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