Since the start of the season the majority of incidents have been investigated after the race, which isn’t what fans want. Fans don’t want to sit around and wait for the stewards to reach a decision which may affect the results hours after the chequered flag.
We all know that Formula 1 has been having issued with telemetry and after four races it still hasn’t been fixed, which is nothing short of embarrassing considering the money and technical expertise and knowledge wandering around in the paddock.
Faulty telemetry means that drivers have to rely on team radio and trackside Marshalls to tell them when they can and cannot use DRS, when there’s a yellow flag or they need to move aside for a faster driver. This of course is what resulted in a few of the drivers being called into the Stewards Office for a spanking after the Chinese Grand Prix where some of them used DRS during a yellow flag zone.
The telemetry issues may also mean that the stewards are lacking information, but given the fantastic and extensive TV coverage which shows absolutely everything, surely that can answer a question and help the stewards reach a decision during the race where the majority of incidents are concerned?
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