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Ian Kennard

January 25, 2015 10:54 AM

F1 » Ferrari boss calls for F1 ‘revolution’ to win back fans

I stopped watching car racing in 2000 (after 40+ years) when the cars became too efficient and the racing like watching a Scalextric race. I think back to Gilles Villeneuve who I believe in one interview said that F1 should have V8 engines in a Formula Ford chassis! So no wings, basic (but safety) bodywork, no pit stops, fewer electronic aids. I used to like watching cars for the excitement not because they have the latest technology. That's why the only car racing I watch now is historic racing. Just a thought from an oldie!

Ian Kennard

September 20, 2009 11:39 AM

MotoGP » Rossi: 800cc MotoGP's biggest mistake for 15 years.

I must be old fashioned! I don't really care what capacity MotoGP bikes are. I would simply like the rider to be in complete control of the bike and not a computer. That's what caught my interest in riding a bike in the first place and why I still ride. I KNEW that Hailwood, Surtees, Duke and Agostini were better than me (Okay I also know that all the current GP riders are better than me too!!)- but a computer determining how much throttle to use and where on the!

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