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Fry expects reliability will determine who wins

Pat Fry, Ferrari's director of engineering, doesn't believe the engines will vary wildly in power output, but says reliability will play a major role in the outcome of a race. The new V6 turbo-charged power units are far more complex than ever before thanks to the ERS systems which will provide a 161bhp boost for 33.3 seconds a lap. Fry says this could prove the major stumbling block in 2014. "The differences in the engines will mainly be determined by reliability," he told Auto Motor und Sport. "The technology is so complicated that five units [per driver] is a very small amount. "I don't think large performance differences will arise [between Ferrari, Mercedes and...
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