Is Bernie losing the plot? He now hails the new Formula 1 turbo era… 5 February, 2014 Depending on the forum, Bernie Ecclestone has contradictory views about Formula 1′s new V6-powered era – after capturing headlines with his total disdain for the new turbo era, he has now done an about face and hailed the new technology.
Speaking to the specialist press, the Formula 1 chief executive slammed the revolutionary new rules, milder engine tones and widespread technical failures at the Jerez test as 'a total farce'.
'The whole thing with the new engines is totally absurd. People want noise – something special, that’s what F1 is all about – and now we have quiet engines...
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