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Fixing these cars takes twice as long - Ferrari

The 2014 Formula 1 cars are so complex, that fixing an issue which would have taken two hours last year, will now take double that according to Ferrari's technical director Pat Fry. Ferrari, among others, have lost half or even whole days to minor issues which would usually take far less time to fix, partly because the engineers are unfamiliar with the new cars, but mainly because they're so complex. "The cars are so complicated, it takes a while to get in and find the problems," said Fry. "It's harder getting to the bits you need to change than changing the bits themselves. "I would have thought the things that have set us back and cost us four hours would have taken...
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