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Lauda slams F1′s obsession with rules and regulations

Three-time world champion Niki Lauda has questioned Formula One’s over obsession with rules following the long red flag period at the British Grand Prix. Lauda cited the time taken for repairs to be carried out to the guardrail that was damaged in Kimi Raikkonen’s first lap shunt during Sunday’s race, as an example of the sports unnecessary need to stick to the rule book, which he believes in this case cost TV viewers. Raikkonen crashed out heavily at the entry to the Wellington Straight, damaging the barrier, causing the race to be red flagged for almost an hour. Lauda insists that a quicker solution could have been found to solve the problem, rather than the long stoppage that was...
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