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Exclusive: Strategy Group would have voted against V6 engines says Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone says that Formula One's new V6 engines would have been blocked by the sport's new Strategy Group if it had been in place when the decision to introduce them was made.The new engines will take to the track for the first time tomorrow at Jerez and it will mark the start of one of the biggest changes to F1's regulations in recent history. Ecclestone has hit out against them since they were first announced in 2011 by the FIA. The focus of his concern was that they will have a different engine note to the previous 2.4 litre V8s. Ecclestone says that the Strategy Group, which came into effect last year, would have put the brakes on this.'We have this new thing now which is...
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