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'Reliability more important than speed'

Niki Lauda believes reliability more than speed will be the key to winning this year's F1 Championship. This season Formula One will introduce 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 engines with ERS that will replace the current 2.4-litre V8s. The new engines, though, won't have much track-time before the first grand prix in Australia as pre-season testing is limited. As such, Lauda, a non-executive director at Mercedes, believes reliability will play a major role in the 2014 title race. "Nobody knows," he told Autosport when asked if Merc could win the title. "But the target has to be reliability. "Who has the most reliable piece of engine, gearbox and car will win the...
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