F1 » FIA WMSC ratifies 2014 F1 engine regulations


The FIA's World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) has formally ratified the F1 Commission's resolution to swap the sport's current 2.4-litre V8 engines for 1.6-litre, turbocharged V6 units from 2014

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inside f1 - Unregistered

June 30, 2011 10:22 AM

In other f1 news virgin has brought out wirth research and is now beginning its move from sheffield to banbury at the old ascari building. Wirth will carry on his sports cars back in bicester. Virgin have also got a new technical deal with mercedes tbc.

richard

June 30, 2011 11:21 AM

the putting back of the new engine formula to 2014 has been agreed by all, but there is no word as to the putting back of new bodywork rules, to coincide with the new engine. so it looks as if there will be "interim " cars in 2013.

Mang

June 30, 2011 11:40 AM

I do wish they would leave things alone...what's F1 going to be like in 10 years time....using lawnmower engines and old pram wheels?....or maybe using peddle cars, that would please the tree huggers no end!

CommodoreS

June 30, 2011 11:51 AM
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@Richard"

OFF TOPIC: Ricciardo to replace Karthikeyan
at HRT on loan from Red Bull starting Silverstone. You should hear about it later. As for the other matter still nothing mentioned.

Forgot Mark and Marko had words following Vallencia.

Thanks guys # Gals.

walrus909

June 30, 2011 1:00 PM

Why not a boxer? Seems to work well for Porsche and Subaru, even Ferrari in the past. Why limit to any configuration? Just post a displacment limit, and let the engineers have at. To the clever go the spoils, and "let the devil take the hindmost". We don't need another all spec engine (indy) series in the top flight.

richard

June 30, 2011 1:11 PM

commodore. i am surprised at that! whereas nearly everybody would be faster than kartheyan, daniel seems an odd choice. he could ruin his prospects there. just hope thar rb continue to support him, whatever the outcome.
walrus. i dont think that ferrari ever used a boxer. i believe that it was a 180 degree v12. i may be wrong, but sunny is an expert on this. there is a difference!

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