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Ecclestone: Fuel rules 'a bit of a joke'

– Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has hit out at the new fuel economy rules and has said the whole notion is contrary to what the sport should be about. “The whole regulation, to me, seems a bit of a joke,” Ecclestone told British newspaper, The Mirror, after Daniel Ricciardo was stripped of his Australian GP second place finish on Sunday for a fuel flow rate violation. “We are not running for endurance. If something is controlling the amount of fuel you are using during a race, there is no need to say how much fuel you can have at the start. "If you use too much you are going to run out of fuel. It seems to be that simple and if it isn’t, it should be.” Ecclestone...
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