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Stewards to be lenient on 107 percent qualifying rule

Stewards to be lenient on 107 percent qualifying rule 13 March, 2014 Formula 1 stewards are likely to make allowances for any driver who fails to qualify for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix due to problems with the new engines, race director Charlie Whiting said on Thursday. Under the regulations, to qualify for the race drivers must clock a time within 107 percent of that set by the driver on pole position. However, the sport is coming to terms with a new V6 turbo power unit with complicated energy recovery systems that have proved tricky, and time-consuming to work on, in pre-season testing. Some teams have arrived in Melbourne without having completed a full race simulation, or...
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