End of an era: signing off final Mercedes-Benz V8 F1 engine

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We take you behind the scenes at Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains in Brixworth, UK for the sign-off of the last ever Formula 1 V8 engine to leave the factory: unit FF73.

The procedure you will see is called "BIPO" - Break In, Pass Off - and is the process that every engine must go through before it's passed fit for track running.

So sit back and relish the end of a remarkable era of F1 engine noise and power. But remember: there's no time for sentimentality in F1: en exciting future is just around the corner....

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