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Potential ban on in-season testing to give F1 inflated sense of accomplishment

As costs in F1 come under increasing scrutiny with each passing day, the teams and the FIA are constantly searching for new avenues in which to reduce spending. Already proposed are a three year plan in which the standardization of parts, a change in wheel size in 2017 and the elimination of tire warmers in 2015. However, it has come to light that a restructuring of testing is being considered as another method of cost reduction. In-season testing was banned in 2009 with the introduction of new regulations. The financial crisis, one that continues to affect the sport today, was such that current spending habits were deemed unsustainable. Since the ban, most teams have more or less...
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