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Carey: 'Abu Dhabi racing not what we want in the sport'

Formula 1's new CEO Chase Carey has criticised the standard of racing spectacle at the season finale in Abu Dhabi. Carey's comments came the same week that data from Pirelli showed that the number of overtaking moves had halved in 2017. There were 435 overtakes in 20 races this year, compared to 866 across 21 races in 2016. Carey said that he agreed with comments suggesting that the Abu Dhabi race had been dull and lacking in entertainment. "Abu Dhabi puts on a great show and a great event," Carey told the BRDC Awards on Monday. "But the race in Abu Dhabi was not what we want in the sport today. "We need to make the competition better, make the action better, make the...
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