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Formula 1: Can Two DRS Zones Save the 2011 Abu Dhabi GP from Tedium?

Is it possible for two DRS (drag reduction system) zones to save the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from descending into the 100 minutes of tedium that was the 2010 Formula One season decider? Going into the final race last year, all Fernando Alonso had to do to secure his third championship was cover Mark Webber, who was eight points down, and Sebastian Vettel, who was a further five points back. Perhaps thinking that Vettel was too far back, Ferrari chose just to cover Webber allowing Vettel to simply drive off into the distance to secure the race win. Webber had a horror day and the decision to cover him by Ferrari ended up seeing Alonso trapped behind Renault’s Vitaly Petrov for a stultifying 37 laps. Alonso finished in seventh place, Vette...

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