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Ickx: Current F1 rules have ‘broken the fighting spirit'

Eight-time grand prix winner Jacky Ickx says he is frustrated with Formula 1's rule book that treats crashes as 'traffic accidents'. This year's championship has seen Formula 1's stewards often criticised for not allowing the drivers to race, and yet when they have, as in Brazil, they too have been lambasted for their choices. It is not an easy job as, like F1 race director Michael Masi has often said, each incident has to be judged on its merits. This has led to some borderline calls, and calls that have often divided public opinion. Former F1 racer Ickx feels the rules have gone too far as Formula 1 is a sport in which the drivers have 'freely agreed' to fight one another at '300km/h and...
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