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Engine Regulations ‘Too Complicated and Too Complex’ for New Manufacturers – Richards

The current engine regulations are ‘too complicated and too complex’ for new manufacturers to even consider joining the Formula 1 grid, according to Motorsport UK boss David Richards. Currently there are four engine suppliers in the sport, with Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Renault and Honda supplying the ten teams, but the technical nature of the power units makes it difficult for any other manufacturer, such as Porsche or BMW, to join. Despite Formula 1 looking into the simplification of the power unit to fit in with the updated 2021 regulations – now delayed until 2022 – but these plans were dropped in favour of retaining the current regulations, with the only change being the...
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