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Todt: I do not want Formula 1 economy runs and we can look to make it noisier

Jean Todt The FIA is not closed-minded about making its brave new engines louder and less fuel-efficient, president Jean Todt has revealed. The low-profile Frenchman made the comments to the Italian broadcaster Rai following fierce criticism of the sport's new ‘power unit' era in the wake of the 2014 opener in Australia. 'There should be calm before reaction,' Todt is quoted as saying. However, he indicated that he agrees with those who think the amount of fuel-saving necessary to get to the end of grands prix this year is excessive. 'I do not want Formula 1 ‘economy runs',' said the former Ferrari team boss. 'The permitted amount of fuel, 100 kilograms, was proposed by the...
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