Farewell…Ferrari test driver Andrea Bertolini salutes F1 fans who came to last fall's Monterey Historic Races to hear the cry of an animal on the brink of extinction. As of 2006, rules require the screaming V-10s to be replaced by dumbed-down V8s.
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Nobody at the FIA office in London is going to take a blind bit o’ notice of me, as they say over there, but in my ongoing opinion they’re really screwing up Formula One. Their latest misguided decision, as I see it, is to emasculate today’s heroic 3.0-liter V-10 engines, which are screeching at the black gates of 1,000 hp, into 2.4-liter V-8s, as of the 2006 season.
I’m agin it, as we say over here.
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