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Budget caps 'will not help F1' - Villeneuve

Apr.15 Jacques Villeneuve says a budget cap is the wrong direction for F1. With support from the FIA and many teams, the sport's new owner Liberty Media is determined to impose caps on annual spending from 2021. Villeneuve, F1's outspoken 1997 world champion, is diametrically opposed. "F1 is supposed to represent absolute excess," he told Le Journal de Montreal as he began to tackle his new racing role in the European Nascar series. "But now it is an economy race. We limit the use of engines to three per season, and after that you are penalised. That's not F1," Villeneuve insisted. "If we do a budget cap at, say, 100 million, what's going to happen? Mercedes would...
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