Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali has named BMW as the obstacle to deferring KERS technology in formula one.

Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali has named BMW as the obstacle to deferring KERS technology in formula one.

The Maranello based team has been perhaps the most vocal opponent of the controversial energy-reuse technology, but most teams actually wanted to delay the voluntary deployment for another year.

In the F1 teams' alliance FOTA, however, total unanimity is necessary for measures to be adopted immediately.

"We specified that resolutions must be reached unanimously," Domenicali confirmed at the Madonna di Campiglio ski event in the Italian Dolomites.

"But sometimes you have to compromise as well," he is quoted as saying by the German news agency SID. "Everyone could accept that, except BMW.

"Only if we all work together will the future of F1 be rosy, rather than dark, as we are experiencing now," Domenicali charged.

He insists that the track-debut of Ferrari's KERS system on Monday went well, "however it is the wrong moment to introduce such a complex system".

"It has nothing to do with formula one. A lot of money has been thrown out of the window," Domenicali added.

 

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