How F1’s foundation has responded to the coronavirus threat

While Formula 1 felt the public brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, the virus also put the Formula 2 and Formula 3 categories on hiatus. But their roles in feeding F1 with drivers meant their survival was crucial to their parent series’ long-term future

No matter how strong you make a building, if it’s built on weak foundations there is a danger that the whole structure can come crashing down.

Formula 1 is not immune to that, and its position as the battleground for the very best drivers in the world is helped by a solid base of categories below it that are feeding it future stars.

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