Formula One season saw number of passes drop by half
The Formula One season saw half the number of overtaking moves following the introduction of faster and wider cars.
LONDON — Australian Daniel Ricciardo replaced Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen as Formula One's pass master in 2017, but the season saw half the number of overtaking moves following the introduction of faster and wider cars.According to figures released by tyre supplier Pirelli on Tuesday, there were a total of 435 overtakes over the 20 races. In 2016, when there were 21 rounds, the sport racked up 866 moves.That worked out at an average of 21.8 per race in 2017, compared to 41.2 last year.A...
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