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Ecclestone talks V6 engines

Bernie Ecclestone feared the start of the new V6 era in Formula 1 would be littered with races were only half the field reached the chequered flag. The F1 supremo, who wanted the sport to remain powered by the 2.4-litre V6 engines, revealed the sound of the new units was not his only concern ahead of the new season. Speaking to Forbes he said: "I thought everything was going to be worse. I thought the cars were going to be unreliable and I thought half the field would be stopping. "In the end the engineers have done an unbelievable job technically. In fact I saw a Mercedes engine the other day and said I'd like to buy one as it's like a work of art. It's like a beautiful...
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