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F1 plan to cut weight and fuel consumption in 2025

Formula 1 is planning to cut fuel consumption and car weight considerably with the regulations being introduced in 2025. In February, the sport announced its intention to introduce a new ‘powerful and emotive’ generation of power units in 2025. Five key goals were listed in the statement – environmental sustainability and social and automotive relevance, fully sustainable fuel, creating a powerful and emotive power unit, significant cost reduction and attractiveness to new power unit manufacturers. In line with these goals, Pat Symonds, the chief technical officer, has now spoken of a desire to reduce fuel consumption by as much as a third without losing performance. “We are...
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