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Paffett: 'These cars are a lot more difficult to drive'

Gary Paffett has warned that drivers face a new challenge in 2014 -because of the major regulation changes - the cars are completely different to drive when compared to previous seasons. New aerodynamic rules which outlaw exhaust blowing completely has drastically reduced the amount of downforce, combined with the new engines, it could catch some drivers out. Speaking to Sky Sports, the McLaren test driver gave his opinion on how they handle having spent many hours in the simulator with the MP4-29. "It is going to be exciting, the cars are very different to what we have had for the last few years," he warned. "The downforce level in particular is a lot less than we have had...
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