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New turbo engine era far too expensive says Head

Patrick Head Formula 1′s new turbo era is far too expensive, according to Williams co-founder and former technical boss Patrick Head. The 67-year-old Briton told the BBC he thinks the sport has taken a wrong turn in focusing too much on road-relevant hybrid technology. 'I think it should be more about the drivers and more about entertainment on the track,' said Head. 'The road car people are doing a perfectly good job on hybrid anyway at the moment. I'm not sure that it needs Formula 1 to demonstrate hybrid technology.' And he thinks the main problem is the cost of the engines to the teams, 'You could produce 800 horse power for 2 million euros a team each year. I think the teams are...
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