1000bhp: The latest cure-all F1 imposter

1000bhp: The latest cure-all F1 imposter

Increasing F1 engine power is all well and good, argues EDD STRAW, but it's another example of the easy-answer mentality that ruins most public debate on the direction of grand prix racing

The latest panacea for all Formula 1's ills, be they real or imagined, is a 1000bhp engine.

It's not that 1000bhp is a bad idea, far from it, but frankly the idea that having a couple of hundred extra horsepower will transform the way the cars behave on track is naive.

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