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Alonso says F1 needs overhaul to lift appeal

Fernando Alonso led a chorus of  drivers claiming the Formula 1 entertainment package is not up to scratch. Speaking at the traditional Thursday press conference ahead of this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix, Alonso said much can be done to improve the spectacle however he concedes the stumbling block is costs. “The cost is the biggest thing here. All the ideas you have are closely related to the cost as well,” Alonso said. “In my opinion the KERS should come back to our cars. “We have now the electric (boost) helping us on the straight but we cannot decide, or we don't have the extra boost we had last year to help with overtaking because you can use it in different places...
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