F1's major engine controversy explained
The idea that some Formula 1 teams have been burning oil as fuel to boost performance has been an ongoing controversy of the V6 hybrid era. Here, F1 Racing columnist PAT SYMONDS explains the history of this dark art and just how squads have been exploiting the rules
Pre-season testing and the early races of each Formula 1 season always spark some controversy based on creative interpretations of the 105 pages of technical regulations that govern the design of the cars. It's the first time that rival technical directors get a look at the opposition, and inevitably this leads to discussion of the semantics that may be used to form the understanding of those regulations.
I've mentioned oil burning briefly before, but since interest in this abstruse subject - which many thought had been put to rest - has been sparked afresh, it's worth revisiting and examining in more detail.
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