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Boullier: All teams aware of sensor issue

According to McLaren's Eric Boullier, heading in to last weekend's Australian Grand Prix teams were already aware that special attention needed to be given to the fuel flow sensor.Questions over the sensor's accuracy were first raised during pre-season testing, though it was made clear at the time that it would remain the source of truth when it came to measuring fuel consumption.The FIA provided sensor is backed up by a manual calculation based on data derived from the sensor prior to any fault to ensure each car uses only the 100kg of fuel allowed.Red Bull was excluded from second position following Sunday's race after it emerged Daniel Ricciardo's car had used too much fuel, leaving the...
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