Bernie Ecclestone has that said action is still needed in order to ensure F1 2010 remains entertaining - and he has warned that the sport got 'lucky' in Malaysia and Australia.

After the season opener in Bahrain there were calls to take drastic measures to liven proceedings up. Indeed it wasn't for nothing that the first race was dubbed 'Bore-rain'.

However since then the events in Australia and Malaysia have been a lot better, although Ecclestone is conscious that nothing has been fixed as yet. Indeed rain at the start in Melbourne ensured the event was a thriller, while at Sepang on Sunday the Ferrari's of Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa and the McLaren's of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button all started out of position after a chaotic qualifying session, which left both outfits red-faced, when they were caught out by the changeable conditions.

Speaking to British newspaper, The Daily Telegraph, Ecclestone added though that the lack of overtaking is still a real problem.

"Don't be fooled," he said prior to Sunday's grand prix. "We have been lucky with the rain. We have got to do something. For the first time the teams have realised that they have to do something about it. We don't need reverse grids, we just need more overtaking."

Force India's Adrian Sutil, who scored his first points of the season in Malaysia, after holding off Lewis Hamilton to take fifth, meanwhile added though that the new rules for F1 2010 still need to be given time.

"I am really happy with the new rules. It's a challenge in the race. There was lots of action on the circuit in the last two races. Of course the rain in the qualifying [at Sepang] made a little mix on the grid but I don't think we should be concerned for boring races really this year," he noted.

"It just needs a bit of time until every body settles in but I like the racing and I think it's really good."


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