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Old 2 Apr 2018, 07:43 (Ref:3812426)   #8
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It could be prevented by not allowing any team racing to be a motor manufacturer but MB, Ferrari, Reno & Honda would walk away. That would be the only way to prevent MB continuing to dominate. I am still wondering why F1 need a bespoke motor but that is a discussion for another thread.
The way to bring the whole field into a sensible zone where everybody can compete would be to go back to a normally aspirated V8.
Then give them spec single plane single profile front and rear wings of much reduced size.

You would then have a racing class where it would be very difficult to dominate.

Mercedes' strength lies in the hybrid power unit that has no practical road relevance whatsoever, and a massive sunk cost of investment that nobody else will or rather can afford to invest just to be competitive in F1.

Until hybrid PU's are ditched nobody will be properly competitive, as nobody can afford to go down the blind alley!
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