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WRC teams warn FIA that time is running out over hybrid rules

The major WRC teams have warned that the FIA is now leaving it too late to finalise plans for bringing hybrid technology to the series in 2022. FIA rally director Yves Matton has made clear there will be an electric element in the next WRC rules, and intends to outline further details next month. But one top team source said: 'If we'd been doing this ourselves, we would have been a year ahead of where we are now. There's simply not enough detail. We have nothing so far. Still we wait. OK next month we hope for something on the paper, but this is really on the limit for 2022.' Toyota chief engineer Tom Fowler accepted the move to hybrid would present a significant challenge, added:...
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