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Preview: Malaysian GP

The second round of the Formula One Championship is scheduled for this weekend at Malaysia and poses a first real challenge for the 1.6l V6 engines thanks to the double straight. While Melbourne was a season debut where many expected to see few finishers, most teams surprised the fans by running without problems. Others still have a lot of work to do, and the Malaysian track at Sepang is likely to pose a very stiff challenge to the engines. Australia was more of a challenge for fuel use, but lacking long straights made it slightly easier for the internal combustion engines. In the V8 era this circuit sat towards the middle of the table for the challenge it posed for engines but now it will...
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