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Only 42 days until a ‘totally absurd farce'

If the Formula 1 seasons tarts with a whimper and a whisper, don't blame F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone. He's been against he engine format change since the beginning and was summarily overruled by the teams and the FIA in their effort to be green and more appealing to auto manufacturers. The new V6 turbo engine coupled to an vastly more expanded hybrid system called ERS has been at the heart of many of the issue experienced in the 2014 season's first test last week in Jerez. Ecclestone told Sportsmail: ‘Look at the last few days. I said it was going to be like this – a total farce. They (the FIA and the teams) insisted on these new engines. If they wanted to race like this they should go...
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