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Teams must agree to cost-cutting rules - Todt

May 7, 2014 .- Jean Todt insists his hands are tied after F1's most powerful teams vetoed the move to a budget cap for 2015. It has been suggested former FIA president Max Mosley, whose antagonistic approach stands in stark contrast to the low-profile Frenchman Todt, would have found a way to force the teams to embrace the cost-cutting crisis. But Todt told Italy's Autosprint he was powerless to interfere with F1's clear processes for approving rules. The first calls in 2014 were for tweaks to this year's radical rules, featuring controversial fuel saving and quiet turbo V6 engines. "First, I do not have the power to change the regulations," he said. "And if I did, perhaps...
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