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'F1 not much faster than GP2'

Jenson Button believes this year's Formula One cars won't be much faster than the ones used in the GP2 series. Under the new aerodynamic regulations, there is a large reduction in the amount of downforce the cars generate, which results in a loss of speed in most corners. Although most drivers were impressed with the cars' torque during last week's test session in Jerez, the lap times were significantly slower than the tests at the same track last year. The fastest time of the four-day test was set by McLaren rookie Kevin Magnussen, who was almost six seconds slower than the fastest times in Jerez last winter, but some drivers were another four seconds slower than the Dane. Since the GP2...
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