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Vettel: Remove the Batteries, Double the Cylinders

Formula 1 needs to ditch the hybrid power units and go back to conventional combustion engines, says Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. The sport moved away from its fuel-hungry and famously-loud fully normally-aspirated engines at the end of 2013, replacing them with the hybrid 2.4 litre turbo V6s that persist today. Now, it is reported that F1's next move for 2025, alongside a push for carbon neutrality, could be a move to two-stroke engines, powered by innovative green, bio or synthetic fuels. But Vettel, an avowed racing ‘purist', says that if he was in charge of F1, he would do something different. 'My first act would be to double the number of cylinders,' the Ferrari driver, spotted...
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