I saw something about practice on the TV schedule today.
I'm waiting for the BTCC to restart. (April 8th if you're interested)
F1 is definitely losing appeal. And making the cars uglier isn't going to help. But they have to do it - if it saves just one life it'll be worth it.
I'm talking about The Halo Device:
Autocar have an article on it here.
I suppose when you see it, the word that is supposed to come to mind is "safety".
It's probably something to do with how my mind works, but when I see it, the word that comes to mind is "thong".