Carlos Sainz has made clear his desire to see more gravel lining Formula 1 circuits in the future.
Across the past decade, F1 has shifted away from gravel traps to substantial areas of tarmac run-offs that fail to punish a driver for any mistake, also leading to the abuse of track limits that has become a talking point across any given weekend.
Spa Francorchamps recently announced it is to revert back to gravel at a number of corners in a bid to entice MotoGP to the venue that hosts the Belgian Grand Prix.
"Welcome back gravel, and we pray for more gravel in the future and grass," said the McLaren driver. "It is exactly what I think we all need to make the circuits nice and spectacular again."
The cost of the refurbishment at Spa caught Sainz by surprise, though, as he added: "I didn't know gravel cost €80million!
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