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Symonds: F1 to tackle fuel use and car weights in 2025 engine regs

Formula 1 will look to reduce fuel consumption and the weight of the cars with the 2025 engine regulations, F1 chief technical officer Pat Symonds told RaceFans. Reducing the amount of fuel used during a race, currently at a maximum of 110kg, should help with the sport's pledge to go carbon neutral by 2030, while it has been recognised that action needs to be taken to address the rising weight of the cars, with the minimum weight limit having risen by 17% over the last eight years. “We’re fighting for mass in F1,” he told RaceFans. “The cars are very, very heavy. “You could say, in a qualifying lap, does it matter you’re carrying 2kg of fuel instead of 7.5kg of fuel? It’s not...
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