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Fans will lose interest if Formula 1 becomes 'too safe' - Niki Lauda

Niki Lauda claims Formula 1 fans will begin to lose interest in the sport if the FIA's push for safety continues, claiming fans like an element of danger. Lauda, who was involved in a near-fatal accident at the 1976 German Grand Prix, is a strong critic of the Halo head protection device, claiming it is a step too far and one that will deter some of the sport's fan from tuning in. 'Don’t continue trying to make Formula 1 completely safe, because people will lose interest in the end…' he said in an interview with Graham Bensinger, which is due to be aired in the US over the weekend. 'These Formula 1 drivers should be the best drivers in the world. This is what...
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