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F1 teams gear up for unpopular change

FORMULA One’s three-engine limit is a “headache” for teams for the 2018 season, says Renault’s Cyril Abiteboul.

But the Renault team boss has also not given up hope that the sport’s powerbrokers could yet agree to a late change, despite FIA president Jean Todt saying before Christmas there was no going back for 2018.

While the calendar has increased back to 21 races, teams will be limited to one fewer penalty-free main engine, MGU-H and turbocharger than last year as part of a sliding scale imposed at the start of the current engine era in 2014 to control costs.

One engine now has to last fo…
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