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Villeneuve: Formula 1 no longer special

– Jacques Villeneuve says Formula 1 is no longer special as a result of its latest regulation overhaul. The 1997 World Champion, speaking after his seat in this year's World Rallycross Championship was confirmed, reckons the new turbocharged 1.6-litre V6 power plants, in conjunction with the strict fuel limit per driver, per race, will detract from the overall spectacle, and reiterated his dislike of overtaking aids DRS and ERS. "With the engine regulations, everything is so restrictive that it's not F1 anymore, there's nothing special about it," said Villeneuve. "Conserving fuel is fine, and it was great in the past. The problem is that the drivers don't have to do...
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