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FIA boss wants simpler F1 engines

FIA President Jean Todt wants simpler F1 engines FIA President Jean Todt has admitted that the current hybrid Formula 1 engine regulations need to be simplified. Introduced in 2014, F1 boasts 1.6-litre V6 turbo-charged engines with kinetic (MGU-K) and heat (MGU-H) energy recovery systems. The formula has proved unpopular with fans, with the muted engine note decreasing the auditory experience and prompting calls for a return to the high-revving V8 engines. As the sport now plots out its future, Todt has admitted that the current crop of engines are unnecessarily complex in the context of the overall racing. 'I think we wanted to take as much as we learned from the existing regulations,...
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