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The secret 2021 engine targets F1 is working on

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The secret 2021 engine targets F1 is working on
Jonathan Noble
By: Jonathan Noble
Mar 19, 2018, 12:27 PM

F1's future engine rules are going to dominate the political landscape in the first part of this year. Seven targets have been laid out by those making the decisions to make sure the second attempt at modern power units is not a flop.

Turbo hybrid engines have been both a success story and disaster for Formula 1.

On the one hand, we've seen a fresh impetus for cutting edge technology, power units that touch 1000bhp again, renewed interest from manufacturers and new records for thermal efficiency.

On the downside though, we've seen engine costs go through the roof, grid penalties reach farcical levels, one manufacturer nail in a big advantage, noise level criticisms become louder than ever, and far too much lifting-and-coasting.

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Series Formula 1
Author Jonathan Noble
Article type Analysis