FIA president Jean Todt has brought up the idea of using ‘global engines’ across a plethora of racing disciplines as the vision for Formula 1 continues to be mapped out.

One of the main criticisms of Formula 1 engines is the eye-watering costs involved to develop and run the power units.

The 2021 blueprint currently wants to introduce more standardised parts in order to control costs and, in turn, attract new teams and suppliers to the sport.

Following in the same vein, Todt feels a more universal approach across multiple racing series could be a viable solution and that conclusion can be traced all the way back to a report in 2009 which investigated the potential of a common rules framework.

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