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Ferrari's rule tweaks 'completely unrealistic' - Mercedes

Sutton Images Enlarge Mercedes executive director (technical) Paddy Lowe says Ferrari's suggestions to tweak Formula One's regulations were ill-conceived. Ahead of this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix, Ferrari went on the offensive to try to limit the emphasis on fuel saving under this year's new regulations. Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo said limiting the cars to 100kg for a race distance was creating a "taxi driver" formula in which the drivers are not able to race flat out and could damage the image of F1. Suggestions from Ferrari included increasing the amount of fuel to 110kg or shortening the length of the race while keeping the limit at 100kg. Jean Todt has resisted...
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