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Red Bull's ‘aggressive' packaging impacted test

Red Bull Racing’s chief technical officer, Adrian Newey, has admitted that the Jerez test problems the team experienced centered around not only Renault Sport F1’s engines issue but their own tight packaging of the power plant. Newey explained to AUTOSPORT: 'Hands up on our side, that was a Red Bull problem,' said Newey. 'It was, you could argue, a result of aggressive packaging but we felt that we needed to take a few risks to try to get a good package that would minimise the aerodynamic damage of this very large cooling requirement.” On element to the 2014 regulations that was explained to me in detail during my visit to Ferrari last summer was the main issue surrounding cooling....
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