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F1 1954: Mercedes-Benz Rule In New Engine Era

Formula One’s history is punctuated by major rule changes. For the 2014 season the raft of changes is led by a move from V8 to V6 turbocharged engines. Sixty years ago the teams faced a similar off-season change. Both the 1952 and ’53 World Championship seasons were not Formula One seasons, instead run to then Formula Two regulations. However, for 1954 the world title was to again be contested by cars fitting a new Formula One specification. Under the new rules cars could either be powered by a non-supercharged 2.5 litre engine (of any configuration) or a supercharged 750cc engine – a hold-over from the two Formula Two seasons during which the engine options were either this 750cc...
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