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Mercedes could have quit F1 over engines

Mercedes could have quit F1 if the switch to turbo power had not happened, according to a Daimler board member.The new power units have come under criticism from the likes of Luca di Montezemolo and Adrian Newey, while Bernie Ecclestone said in Bahrain that “They should be I touring cars or something, but not in Formula One.” However, Professor Dr Thomas Weber - Daimler's head of research Mercedes-Benz car development – said F1 was much more relevant to Mercedes with the new engines."The key challenge for the future is fuel economy and efficiency and with the change in regulations F1 is the spearhead for development," Weber told BBC Sport.Asked if Mercedes could have quit...
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