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STRAW: The simple facts about the Super License rules

Formula 1’s Super License regulations have become a political football amid the controversy about Colton Herta’s ineligibility. As a result, voices on both sides of the debate have lost sight of what these rules exist to achieve and found many ways to abuse them. These rules exist for just one reason – to evaluate whether a driver has achieved the necessary level of competence and results to qualify for a license to race in F1. They exist in equal parts for safety reasons and to prevent those who combine being heavy on cash and light on talent clogging up the grid. But this has been lost sight of amid the interacting fogs of self-interest, politics and good old-fashioned paranoia....
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