Dispute brewing between Mercedes, Renault and Ferrari 25 January, 2014 Mercedes V6 turbo Formula 1 engine Reports have emerged that even before the new V6 turbo engines are fired up in anger, a dispute is brewing between Mercedes, Renault and Ferrari.
Auto Motor und Sport he dispute is over whether a protective cover for the turbocharger, weighing a crucial 3 or 4 kilograms, is necessary.
Mercedes and Renault argue that the cover is needed for safety reasons in the event of a turbo failure, but Ferrari wants to leave the cover off.
'Next week there will be a clarifying conversation with the FIA,' wrote correspondent Tobias Gruner. 'Renault will apparently show a film of what happens when...
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