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Outrage as Monza's Parabolica run-off asphalted

F1's summer break has not stopped a cry of outrage at news the iconic Parabolica corner at historic Monza has been altered ahead of next month's Italian grand prix. The Italian magazine Autosprint published a photo depicting works to asphalt the famous gravel trap at the exit of the high-speed curve. A strip of gravel just next to the track has been left intact, presumably to be completed as a low-grip area like artificial grass. But the move is highly controversial, given that Parabolica was among the few remaining high-speed corners on the F1 calendar where a mistake is penalised heavily. "Why the hell do they take away the challenge in F1?" the German correspondent for Sport...
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