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Updated: JUL 26th 2021

Ben Miles

Three warnings for F1 from Formula E’s London debacle

F1 has spent a lot of its last two decades in a constant case of mental anxiety over how to make “the show” better. Whether that’s by changing the cars or introducing new formats (knock-out qualifying, sprint races) the powers that be just can’t help but keep tinkering.

But this weekend’s second Formula E race in London should serve as a warning to F1 as to how those kinds of efforts to bring new viewers in can go horribly wrong.

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