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Todt: I did not believe we can control costs with a cap but I told teams to show me how

Jean Todt FIA president Jean Todt insists his hands are tied after Formula 1′s most powerful teams vetoed the move to establish a budget cap starting from the start of the 2015 season. It has been suggested former FIA president Max Mosley, whose antagonistic approach stands in stark contrast to the low-profile Frenchman Todt, would have found a way to force the teams to embrace the cost-cutting crisis. But Todt told Autosprint he was powerless to interfere with Formula 1′s clear processes for approving rules. The first calls in 2014 were for tweaks to this year's radical rules, featuring controversial fuel saving and quiet turbo V6 engines. 'First, I do not have the power to...
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