Strategy Report: Ferrari gifts Mercedes win, as midfield epic unfolds

There’s a saying among F1 strategists that the faster and more dominant the car, the easier the strategy calls. This is because the margin for error is so large; if you make a mistake the car is fast enough relative to the competition that it is recoverable. The calls made in the tightly-packed midfield are much more finely balanced. The Japanese Grand Prix saw a series of problem ... ... Keep reading