Former F1 driver John Watson has said that F1 is very entertaining now with DRS, KERS and the new Pirelli tyres. The Northern-Irishman says that even though World Champion Sebastian Vettel was very dominant last year, The combination of DRS, KERS and the super degradable Pirelli tyres produced some fantastic action in 2011.
Watson who won five Grand Prix’s and finished runner up in 1982 during his 12 year F1 career, said that 2011 was a fantastic year for Formula One.
“Obviously it was dominated by a single team and a single driver but we had a lot of technology come in – we had the DRS, the drag reduction system, the reintroduction of KERS, the Kinetic Energy Recover System, and we had Pirelli tyres. That in itself provided a lot of overtaking, not necessarily what I would call motor racing, but it provided a lot of entertainment and for the audience they saw racing cars doing something they hadn’t seen them do in quite a while and that was passing one another.