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Gerhard Berger critical of 'underpowered' modern F1

Former F1 star Gerhard Berger has attacked the current state of the sport, saying that watching today's races on television puts him to sleep. "I didn't turn the television off, but sometimes I fell asleep in front of it," Berger told German specialist motorsports publication Auto Motor und Sport this week. And Berger went on to explain that in his view, the problem was that the sport has become too safe and sterile in recent years. "Safety comes first, and rightly so, but the cars and the tracks are now incredibly safe," he said. A big part of the problem in Berger's eyes is the reduction in engine power over recent years: "My gut tells me that 650 or 750 horse...
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