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'Only a huge simplification of the rules will create new engine suppliers'

Technical developments are one of the reasons why Formula 1 is so special. The constant improvement of current cars makes it increasingly difficult for new engine suppliers to join F1. The rules surrounding the engine are the complicated ones for new factories, according to David Richards, former team boss of Benetton and BAR. Richards believes that independent engine suppliers simply cannot afford to design an F1 engine of their own. "The investment for this would have to be colossal. That's something car makers don't think about in the current situation," Richards tells Motorsport-Total.com. "Only a drastic simplification of the rules would invite to join the Formula...
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