Ocon calls for long-life engine rules re-think

Formula 1 should consider a major rule change to end the confusion about where drivers line up on the starting grid ahead of grands prix. In F1, to keep costs under control, drivers are severely limited in the major engine components they can use for the full 23-race season. For instance, each driver can only use three engines, three turbos, three MGU-H units, three MGU-K units, and two energy stores and two electronic units. Fellow Frenchman Esteban Ocon thinks Formula 1 needs to give the long-life engine rules an urgent rethink. “Obviously no manufacturer is able to provide engines that can withstand so many races.

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