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Fuel sensors a known problem - Boullier

Eric Boullier, the McLaren Racing Director, has revealed that all the Formula One teams knew that there might be problems with the fuel flow sensors during the initial part of the 2014 season. Boullier's comments come after Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was excluded from last week's Australian Grand Prix after the Milton Keynes team ignored a FIA request to decrease its fuel flow since Ricciardo's car was consistently achieving a flow of more than the allowed 100 kg/h. Red Bull maintained that they were complying with regulations and that the FIA was receiving an incorrect reading from a faulty sensor, but despite finishing in second place, Ricciardo was excluded from the race after the FIA...
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