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Melbourne 'next stage' in Renault's recovery plan

Melbourne has always been a very tough circuit for Formula 1 cars, but this year the challenge will be even greater with the new Power Units making their race debut. Not in the least for Renault, given their troubled preparation. Some of the main features of Albert Park will pose the biggest challenges: the tight corners and the short bursts of acceleration. The vast majority of the corners are mid to low speed, such as the first and second corners, and then the chicane coming back onto the pit straight. Such low speeds make the braking loads very high – putting the pressure on the new brake by wire system right from the start. On a positive note the heavy braking does give plenty of...
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