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New era risks 'destroying F1 a little bit' - Villeneuve

February 14th, 2014 .- F1's all-new era risks "destroying" the sport, according to outspoken 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve. The French-Canadian, often referred to as an F1 'purist', admitted he is no fan of the radical new rules, featuring energy recovery-bolstered V6 engines. "I think personally the rules are too restrictive; it's not formula one," he told the Telegraph. 42-year-old Villeneuve, whilst announcing his participation in the FIA world rallycross championship this year, said the rules are even a step back from 2013, when drivers often nursed fragile Pirelli tyres to the flag. Now, the major challenge will be getting a limited amount of fuel to the...
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