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Renault's Abiteboul doubts the need to change engine concepts

On the basis of F1's recent engine proposal for 2021, Renault's Cyril Abiteboul sees no reason to change the sport's current power unit platform. Formula 1 recently revealed a draft proposition regarding the engine of the future, a less sophisticated and costly version of the current 1.6-liter V6 hybrid unit. But Abiteboul wants clarification on other aspects of F1's prospective regulations before approving Liberty media's vision of the future. "What we have been presented with is a new engine," he told Auto Motor und Sport. "That means a new development, a new project, probably more people, more investment. Brawn explains why future engine will slash grid penalties...
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