Bernie Ecclestone with Ron Walker 'I spoke to (Ferrari president) Luca di Montezemolo just now and Luca said he's never had as many emails on his desk complaining and saying this isn't Formula One.'
Formula 1 ditched the old and raucous 2.4 litre V8 engines at the end of last season and replaced them with less fuel-thirsty and more muted 1.6 litre V6 turbo power units with expensive and complicated energy recovery systems.
Ecclestone has long been a critic of the change and has warned repeatedly that the sport risked losing a key ingredient for the paying public by turning down the volume that was such a big part of the show.
'I'm disappointed that I was right when I said what was going...
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