Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says he’s against the upcoming engine freeze in F1, saying it will stifle competition in the sport until fresh power units are introduced in 2025.

The 2022 season will see engine regulations effectively frozen until the new turbo hybrid power units are brought in three seasons later, with Ferrari currently taking two different development paths in order to find the best solution at a critical time in engine development.

The new engine regulations for 2025 have already been brought forward by a year in order to implement their lower-cost, more sustainable formula quicker.

Despite all teams agreeing to freezing the power unit specifications from next season, Binotto remains firmly opposed to the solution on grounds of competitiveness.

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