Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff agreed with Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto that the MGU-H should be dropped from future engine regulations – but only as part of a compromise. Formula 1 is gearing up for its era-defining regulation changes to come in at the conclusion of this season.
The sport will also introduce new power units from 2026, but the specific details surrounding the engines are yet to be confirmed.
Talks between spokespeople for each of the current suppliers – Mercedes, Ferrari and Renault – as well as representatives from the Volkswagen group have been ongoing in recent months.
Honda, who are supplying the engine for Mercedes’ title rivals Red Bull, are the only power unit supplier not involved in talks as the Japanese…