The truth about F1 rule changes

The truth about F1 rule changes

The prospect of a Formula 1 engine rules revamp in 2021 is already causing ructions and suggestions it will damage the championship's competitiveness. But what have major regulation changes done for the F1 spectacle in the past?

There are some laudable aims behind the planned 2021 Formula 1 engine regulations that came out of the recent meeting between team bosses, the FIA, the commercial rights holder and potential new manufacturers.

Chief among them are simplifying the internals of the power unit (by discarding the MGU-H), restricting development costs and reducing "extreme designs".

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