In The Driver's Seat

Young guns' Austria scrap a harbinger of next golden era

Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix was many things, not least of them, perhaps, a preview of how Formula One will be in the not-too-distant future.

On the face of it, the fight between Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc was "two young lions clawin' at each other", as 1978 champion Mario Andretti once so eloquently put it.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 02, 2019, with the headline 'Young guns' Austria scrap a harbinger of next golden era'. Print Edition | Subscribe