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Nov 28

F1: Pujolar To Toro Rosso As Smedley Heads To Williams

Xevi Pujolar, former Chief Race Engineer, Williams F1.

Xevi Pujolar, former Chief Race Engineer, Williams F1.

Williams chief race engineer Xevi Pujolar is to leave the team to join Scuderia Toro Rosso – leaving the door open for Ferrari’s Rob Smedley to take over his job at Grove.

The 40-year-old Pujolar previously worked with Helmut Marko at the Red Bull-backed RSM F3000 team in 2000.

Nov 27

F1: Ecclestone Still Believes V6 Engine Switch A Bad Idea

F1: Bernie Ecclestone Still Thinks V6 Engine Switch Is Bad Idea

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone. (Photo: Getty Images)

F1′s V8 engines have already roared for the last time, but Bernie Ecclestone still thinks moving to turbo V6s next year is a bad idea.

Asked by the Spanish sports newspaper Marca if he thinks the radical rules shift for 2014 was necessary, the F1 chief executive answered: “No I don’t, but let’s wait and see.”