Lauda called on the FIA to take a precise position on the legality of the system.
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Hot on the heels of the exhaust ‘megaphone’, F1 is now courting more controversy with its latest push to spice up the show.
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has been the loudest critic of the entertainment factor in 2014, and on Thursday Kimi Raikkonen agreed that the volume of the engines may be turning off the fans.
F1 failed to make significant cost-saving progress at a meeting on Wednesday, Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport reports.
Some Renault-powered F1 drivers could run out of engines later in 2014, the French supplier has admitted.
Renault chief Rob White said the French marque’s recovery from its early-season struggle for power and reliability is still ongoing. “At the first test we were miles off. We were in a crisis,” he admitted to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport, “but we didn’t panic.