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Todt dismisses 'joke' proposals

The proposals for cutting the costs of Formula One put forward by the biggest teams in Formula are a 'joke', according to FIA President Jean Todt. With cost-cutting becoming more and more prevalent in Formula One, some of the sport's bigger teams were asked to propose a three-year plan Todt. Todt, however, was hugely disappointed with the contents of said proposals, which include the return of active suspension and other standard parts, as well as a ban on tyre warmers. "What was proposed? It was a joke," Todt told Autosport during last weekend's Spanish Grand Prix. "The proposals that they seem happy with are to reduce budgets by $2 million, which is ridiculous." As a...
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