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Ilmor and Cosworth back proposed 2021 engine plan

Two independent engine manufacturers have backed the FIA and Liberty Media's proposed 2021 engine, which it hopes will reduce the cost of entry and development, whilst also producing more noise akin to Formula 1's past. Ilmor and Cosworth, both of which have been involved in F1 previously, believe the proposal would open the sport up to new manufacturers and create a greater level of competition by having more than the four suppliers at present. The proposal is based on the current 1.6L V6 hybrid, but drops the expensive and technically advanced MGU-H in favour of a more powerful MGU-K, plus a higher rev limit to improve the sound. Ilmor managing director Steve Miller believes...
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