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For me though it was rather a storm in a teacup, but the reaction described did bring renewed focus on a broader question that I've chewed over for a while. That of when exactly did F1 get this precious? After all, the apparently offended response doesn't appear to be in keeping with other aspects of how the sport likes to view itself. It certainly wasn't always this way either.
And I explored this matter in my latest article for Grand Prix Times. You can have a read here: http://www.grandprixtimes.com/news/display/10743