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McLaren has no sympathy for Red Bull amid Flowgate controversy

Gill Ultrasonic Fuel Flow Meter McLaren has chimed in on the Australian Grand Prix ‘Flowgate' controversy, and are adamant that the FIA warned teams, as early as Bahrain, that only the approved Gill sensors would be used to measure fuel flow. 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 Formula 1′s governing body. Now, Mercedes-powered McLaren says it was aware of some...
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