Horner: Mercedes dominance is ‘bad for the sport’
1 | March 19, 2017 4:45 PM HKT
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has said it is
“unpalatable” to think about Mercedes dominating for another
The Silver Arrows have been in a league of their own since 2014
and Horner has called on new owners Liberty Media to level the
playing field as quickly, and naturally, as possible.
“It’s unpalatable to think of it for another three years,”
Horner told The Guardian.
“The new owners of F1 know very much about putting on a great
show and there being good and healthy competition.
“That can’t be artificially done obviously but I would be
surprised if they were prepared to allow total dominance like
the last three years.”
Horner believes that more Mercedes dominance would do nothing
to attract new fans or bring back those who have grown tired of
He added: “It would be bad for the sport. But how you prevent
it from happening I don’t know.
“It would be wrong to artificially slow someone down. We have
just got to work hard to put them under pressure.”
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