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Has too much downforce made F1 too easy?

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Has too much downforce made F1 too easy?
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Oct 17, 2019, 8:29 AM

Social media footage of Charles Leclerc driving one-handed and flat-out at Suzuka last weekend has reignited the debate over whether Formula 1 has become too easy - but is it as simple as that?

There are not many places on the Formula 1 calendar that spark a glint in the eyes of drivers like Suzuka.

The sweeping Esses, the two Degners, Spoon and 130R all bring their own unique challenges. And then when you add in the old school grass and gravel runoff areas, it takes it to a new level.

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