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POLL: Was DRS a success in F1 2011?

Vote in our latest F1 poll and have your say now on if you think the introduction of the Drag Reduction System (DRS) was a success or failure.

F1 2011 saw a number changes with the arrival of Pirelli tyres, the re-introduction of KERS and of course the advent of the Drag Reduction System (DRS).

DRS was brought in to aid overtaking and worked by allowing drivers' to open and shut a flap on the rear wing. Although it could be used at will in practice and qualifying, in the grand's prix themselves, its use was restricted to one or sometimes two zones - and while it did undoubtedly help drivers' overtake, there is no doubt at times it seemed overly artificial and dare we say it, a tad too easy.

But what did you think?

Was it a success or failure? Should DRS remain in the future?

On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being, 'DRS was a failure and made overtaking too artificial to 5 being, 'it spiced up the races and was a success'), have your say now...

To vote in our poll CLICK HERE

You can also share your thoughts and opinions simply by clicking on the 'Post your comments' link below...



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Sebastian Vettel (GER), Red Bull Racing
29.07.2011 Felipe Massa (BRA), Scuderia Ferrari, F-150 Italia rear wing during aerodinamic test with paint
23.09.2011- Scuderia Ferrari, F-150 Italia, detail
21.05.2011- Saturday Practice, Scuderia Ferrari, F-150 Italia, detail
03.02.2011  Mark Webber (AUS), Red Bull Racing, RB7  using a moveable rear wing
03.02.2011 Michael Schumacher (GER), Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team using a moveable rear wing
25.05.2011- Rear wing detail of McLaren Mercedes, MP4-26
30.07.2011  the Ferrari DRS

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blzbub

December 08, 2011 9:40 PM

If the aim was to make F1 look like a computer game to viewers, then yes. Personally the Canadian GP highlighted the shortcomings of DRS where it spoiled the races of Schumacher and Kobayashi in particular.



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