Monthly Archives: February 2017

Rejected Shark Fin Ban Led to Ugly 2017 F1 Cars

ESPN’s uniform critic Paul Lukas has a simple test for grading the appeal of a new or revised design: “Is it good or is it stupid?” Sadly, the revamp of Formula One’s technical regulations for 2017 has produced a bunch of cars that fall squarely on the “stupid” side of the equation.

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F1 is Not the Super Bowl—Thankfully

It is now officially impossible to read an article about Liberty Media’s takeover of Formula One without at least one mention of the Super Bowl—but the analogy is imperfect, to say the least.