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F1's three-engine rule "absolutely barking mad" - Horner

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has called Formula 1's move to three engines for the whole of the 2018 season "barking mad." When the V6 turbo engine rules were written, the FIA included a glide path from five engines per season to four in 2017 and then three next year – and with only two examples of the MGU-K, control electronics and energy store allowed. This year's ongoing issues for Renault and Honda have indicated that three will be a difficult target for the manufacturers to meet in a season that will also include one extra race compared to 2017. Red Bull, whose drivers have been hit by grid penalties on several occasions, has previously suggested that the current...
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