Formula 1: We need to attract new fans to the sport. Also Formula 1: Let’s give out hundreds of places worth of grid penalties every weekend so even the hardcore fans don’t have a clue where anyone will start the race.
Grid penalties have become the biggest joke in F1 in recent times and in 2018, the system for working out the grid will change yet again.
YouTube user Chain Bear F1 has created a video to explain how grid penalties are applied, showing the old systems and how things will work this coming season.
Yes, it’s eight minutes long. Did you really expect it to be quick to explain?!