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In Grip Of Youth Movement, FIA Looks To Makes F1 Cars Harder To Drive

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 30 / 14

The FIA is "examining ways of making F1 cars harder to drive," according to Kevin Eason of the LONDON TIMES. As 17-year-old Max Verstappen prepares to make his F1 debut in Friday's free practice ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix, the racing organization is afraid his appearance "will underline fearsw...

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