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McLaren chimes in on Red Bull fuel controversy

McLaren has chimed in on the fuel flow controversy. After Daniel Ricciardo was disqualified in Melbourne, Red Bull argued that it went its own way with the new fuel consumption rules because FIA's mandatory sensors were not accurate enough. However, engine supplier Renault's rivals Mercedes and Ferrari backed the FIA in the wake of the ruling, while the sensor supplier Gill insisted it has the full support of F1's governing body. Now, Mercedes-powered McLaren says it was aware of some problems with the sensors for some weeks. Former F1 driver Mika Salo thinks the Ricciardo controversy will not be the only fuel-related rule drama in 2014. "I believe we will see it quite a lot," he...
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