The sport's landscape is changing rapidly for Formula 1's engine manufacturers with proposed new rules for 2013 and huge development taking place in the peripheral areas of the current 'frozen' 2.4-litre V8 units.
But while intense debate continues over the future regulation framework of engines, with the FIA insisting that its proposed KERS-assisted 1.6-litre inline four cylinder units become mandatory for the start of 2013 - in spite of opposition - Cosworth's general manager Mark Gallagher believes his company is in a strong position whatever the outcome.
In an exclusive, in-depth interview with AUTOSPORT, Gallagher explains why Cosworth is not opposed to any new direction the sport chooses to go in, only that it has to remain economically sound for independent suppliers to operate as a business moving forward.
He also talks about Cosworth's successful return to the top echelon of the sport and why he believes a return to the glory days of one of F1's most iconic engine builders is not far off the horizon.
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