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Is Kimi's move to Sauber a ‘shame for the sport'?

Photo by: It’s a “Shame for the sport”, says BBC 5 Live’s Jolyon Palmer, “There are 20 seats available in F1, to have one taken up by an underperforming 38-year-old seems a bit of a shame. Raikkonen had his chances”. Palmer argues that Ocon, Giovinazzi, Vandoorne, Russell are all potential drivers and Raikkonen is just taking up a seat and denying these young, full-of-energy, drivers a chance. Is this a fair statement or an ageist comment or something else entirely? For me, Ferrari and their good friends at Alfa Romeo Sauber are not obliged to develop and place the grid’s young drivers in their teams in order to give young folks a chance. They are there to...
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