Originally Posted by KingOfJericho
What do you suppose the backlash would be if NASCAR decided to go with turbo 6cyl engines? There would be outrage. I agree with Bernie (for the first time ever) - it just doesn't sound like a formula one car without that high pitched scream.
I've only ever been to 1 NASCAR race, so I don't have a huge knowledge of the fanbase or history. But I think the big difference may be that F1 already has a past precedence of small turbo engines.