The power struggle of engine regulations

The power struggle of engine regulations

With new engine rules to come into play from 2013, another power struggle is brewing in Formula 1. Dieter Rencken explains why

Could the comparatively crude V8 engines that have powered Formula 1 for the past five years turn out be pawns in the expected power struggle for control of Formula 1 come the end of the current Concorde Agreement at end-2012?

It would appear so, certainly if the seemingly throw-away remark made by a senior F1 team when asked about what progress had made on the new engines regulations since the last race in Monza.

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