Opinion: Why F1 needs the jeopardy of human error to spice up races

One of the charges levelled against Formula 1 recently has been that the sport has reached a point where the pursuit of mechanical perfection has created an anodyne arena of predictability, and is bereft of the drama of the good old days. Long gone, people say, are the times when a last-lap engine failure would leave the race leader out for the count, or a mistimed gear change would ... Keep reading