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Former F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone Calls Backlash To 2021 Engine Rules Inevitable

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 21 / 17

Former Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone said that "it is inevitable" that manufacturers have criticized the proposed '21 F1 engine regulations and the rules "should have been left untouched or changed much more radically," according to Adam Cooper of MOTORSPORT. Ecclestone "believes the changes ...

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