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      12-11-2008, 12:18 AM   #1
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Formua 1 to use 1.8L 4cyl Turbo

Breaking news for the Formula 1 fans. Looks like we're going back to good ole' 1.8L\4cyliner\turbocharged engines in 2010. Each engine designed by the teams not supplied by a designated builder. See pg. 2.


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Breaking news for the Formula 1 fans. Looks like we're going back to good ole' 1.8L\4cyliner\turbocharged engines in 2010. Each engine designed by the teams not supplied by a designated builder. See pg. 2.


http://www.crash.net/motorsport/f1/n...agreement.html


Page 2 here...

http://www.crash.net/motorsport/f1/n...agreement.html
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It sounds like they are in a stand still over it. Ferrari and Toyota have been the biggest opponents of standard engines; the former stating they can live w/o F1 and the latter would be happy to move to Le Mans. Honestly I don't mind standardizing many parts but the engine is the heart of the car.

And the engines in the 80's were 1.5 liter V6s, not 1.8 four cylinders.
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what the hell... the engines just get smaller and smaller over the years... i guess it pushes technology to the limit in terms of how much power they can squeeze out of such a small displacement... next thing we know its going to be a little 1L engine....
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With Honda pulling out of F1, and the credit squeeze I am sure there is going to be plenty of changes. But all of the teams running the same motor is only one of the proposals put forward!
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Xtrac and Ricardo won supplier rights to a standard transmission

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And the engines in the 80's were 1.5 liter V6s, not 1.8 four cylinders.
could you please show me where the OP claimed otherwise? i know he used the phrase "good ole days," but he was implying that F1 is going back to small displacement and forced induction - he wasn't implying that F1 is literally going back to an older-specification motor. at any rate, i suppose some of the most similar previous spec F1 engines would be the 1.5L inline-4 turbos from BMW, Hart, and Zakspeed (dates unknown).
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could you please show me where the OP claimed otherwise? i know he used the phrase "good ole days," but he was implying that F1 is going back to small displacement and forced induction - he wasn't implying that F1 is literally going back to an older-specification motor. at any rate, i suppose some of the most similar previous spec F1 engines would be the 1.5L inline-4 turbos from BMW, Hart, and Zakspeed (dates unknown).
He said "good ole' 1.8L\4cyliner\turbocharged engines" so I took it as such.

I totally forgot about the 1.5 BMW engine though
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Uh oh, Formula 1 going back to turbos is insane. In the 80's with the turbo motors I remember BMW was pushing over 1500 hp at times.

Good luck to the drivers, wonder if there will be limits on boost.
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