Contemplating the future of KERS in F1

Contemplating the future of KERS in F1

Dieter Rencken reports on a key FOTA meeting in Sepang, as F1's team bosses contemplate the future of KERS, tyres and the entertainment value in the sport

Late on Friday afternoon in Malaysia all the team bosses headed to the first 'trackside' FOTA meeting of the season, with the agenda consisting of five items: (the return of) KERS, the FIA's proposal to license senior team personnel in the wake of the Singapore Scandal, cost saving (again), 'spicing' the show, and 'Any Other Business'.

KERS and AOB hogged much of the 2.5 hours the team bosses had at their disposal before being required to attend a ministerial welcoming function, so little time was available for the remaining three items. And, as always, the meeting was shrouded in secrecy, with no subsequent media releases or briefings.

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