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Ferrari: Current rules 'have nothing to do with F1'

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo is not convinced that KERS and adjustable rear wings are a step in the right direction.
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo is unhappy about the new regulations for F1 2011.

This season the sport will re-introduce Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems, KERS, and introduce an adjustable rear wing, all in an attempt to aid overtaking and improve the spectacle of the sport. However speaking at the Geneva International Motor Show this week, di Montezemolo noted that steering wheels are becoming increasingly 'martian', now they have so many buttons: "The current regulations have nothing to do with F1," he added, according to reports by Finland's Turun Sanomat.

Montezemolo also reiterated his dislike of the testing ban, something that has hurt the Scuderia more than most as the team can no longer make use of its private Fiorano test track.


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28.01.2011 Maranello, Italy,  Ferrari F150 Launch, Stefano Domenicali (ITA) Ferrari General Director and Luca di Montezemolo (ITA), Scuderia Ferrari, FIAT Chairman and President of Ferrari  -Scuderia Ferrari F150 Launch - Formula 1 World Championship  Editoral Copyright Free Only, Please Credit: Ferrari
28.01.2011 Maranello, Italy,  Ferrari F150 Launch, Felipe Massa (BRA), Scuderia Ferrari and Luca di Montezemolo (ITA), Scuderia Ferrari, FIAT Chairman and President of Ferrari  -Scuderia Ferrari F150 Launch - Formula 1 World Championship -  Editoral Copyright Free Only, Please Credit: Ferrari
Launch Ferrari F150 with Luca Cordero di Montezemolo(ita), President Scuderia Ferrari
Saturday Practice, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo(ita), President Scuderia Ferrari
Qualifying, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo(ita), President Scuderia Ferrari

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Rob01 - Unregistered

March 03, 2011 6:14 PM

He already said over a year ago that if the governance of F1 didn't move in the right direction Ferrari would leave. F1 is becoming a MickeyMouse series and he is voiceing a very legitmate concern.



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