F1 needs 1000bhp - but not at any cost

F1 needs 1000bhp - but not at any cost

The push for 1000bhp Formula 1 engines is not just an empty gimmick, argues JONATHAN NOBLE, but the rulemakers need to tread carefully when making the change

The fans want it. The drivers want it. I want it. Even Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone wants it.

In fact, you would be hard-pressed to find anyone who does not support the plan to get F1's engines spitting out more than 1000 horsepower from the start of 2017.

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