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Parc Ferme: An end to comfort blankets

As Formula 1 gradually moves towards banning the use of tyre heating blankets starting the 2024 season, how will that affect the sport, and what are the pros and cons? From 2024 tyre blankets will no longer be permitted. The logic for this is clear. It represents a reduction in costs for the teams (reducing expenditure being a major strategy plank for Formula 1). It also fits the F1 “greenwashing” marketing campaign aimed at somehow making it carbon neutral since they (the blankets) consume gazillions of Kw energy. I find the latter admirable but ultimately “froth on beer”. F1’s pursuit of a woke agenda is somewhat contradictory (with the exception of making it more inclusive)....
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