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Home-Field Advantage Does Not Exist in Formula 1

Before the 2012 German Grand Prix, his last on home soil, Michael Schumacher addressed the concept of home-field advantage in Formula One. According to, he said, "People often ask me whether there is any such thing as a home advantage in such an international sport as ours and my answer is: perhaps not a home advantage, but certainly a home-race feeling." Despite those views, Schumacher won nine grands prix in Germany, at both Hockenheim and the Nurburgring, during his illustrious career. Perhaps surprisingly, though, Schumacher is correct—there is no home-field advantage in F1. Nigel Mansell, who won four British Grands Prix, might disagree, but the statistics (compiled by the author, originally published by PureF1...

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