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And it applies, fervently, to the debate over the future of F1's engines, even though that one theoretically is set until 2020. But things are bringing it into immediate focus, and it sits in close proximity to a core question of what F1 wants to be - pleasing the road car industry or pleasing itself? And could it please the road car industry of the near future even if it wanted to?
In my latest for Motorsport Week I outline the key considerations. You can read my piece here: https://www.motorsportweek.com/news/id/14044