John Floyd
Motorsport columnist
2 minute read
18 Aug 2021
11:09 am

FLOYD ON F1: Let’s hope 2021’s wild ride continues

John Floyd

Judging by the first half of the F1 season, there should be plenty of drama when when action resumes after summer break.

Max Verstappen will look to close the eight-point gap on Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' championship when the F1 season resumes next weekend. Picture: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

As you read this we will have just over a week before F1 recommences the 2021 season. It has, so far, been a season of excitement, controversy and dissention, demonstrated by teams and fans alike on and off circuit, so what of the second half of 2021? Hopefully we have seen the last of some race stewards’ questionable penalty decisions over so-called infringements, from exceeding track limits to which T-shirts and other items of apparel are acceptable to those in high positions, but it is not likely. Likewise the continuous whining and complaints that the opposition has gained extra power,...