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Mosley to 'blame' for V6 engines

Former FIA president Max Mosley says not only does he "like" the new engine noise but that he is also responsible for it. During his tenure as president of motorsport's governing body, Mosley campaigned on three main issues; safety, cost cutting and keeping up with the times. The latter meant a move to greener technology, which came into being this season when F1 welcomed the new 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 engines with ERS. The change, though, has not gone down well with some fans prompting F1 to look into ways to increase the volume. And if fans are looking for someone to blame, Mosley says that is him and he's happy about it. "If anybody should be 'blamed' it's me," he...
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