Sparing the blushes of Formula One’s official tyre supplier has to be a secondary consideration to the priority of ensuring driver safety.
Monaco showed if the FIA and FOM want to inject more excitement into F1 they need to bombard teams with variables and stop them spending their way to success.
The World Endurance Championship’s recent decision to end the practice of having grid girls at its races is admirable, and one F1 should immediately adopt.
The World Endurance Championship’s diverse entry is booming while F1 is left with a pitiful field of just 18 cars.
Whether Mercedes are feeling selfish or selfless, they should block any relaxation of F1’s staged engine freeze.
As F1’s falling audiences put it under greater pressure to change, it’s time to decide what aspects of the sport will never be compromised.
‘Too short and not enough corners’? No, the Red Bull Ring’s uniqueness justifies its place on the Formula One calendar.
Ferrari’s ‘fans poll’ is a cynical attempt to hijack the debate over the state of Formula One.
There is scope for improvement in the sound of the new F1 engines but hasty change could cause more problems than it solves.
The best and the worst of Formula One are on show as it enters a new era.