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F1 to switch to 'more reliable' fuel flow meter

Formula 1 will likely switch to a new brand of fuel flow meter's for the 2015 season following a spate of issues and failures this year. The new technology was made mandatory this year due to the new fuel regulations which stipulate a maximum fuel flow of 100kg/h.  Daniel Ricciardo's sensor failure was the most high-profile, with it eventually costing second place at the Australian Grand Prix when the stewards found he'd exceeded the maximum rate - which Red Bull blamed on a faulty sensor. Currently Gill Sensors is the only FIA homologated supplier, but a partnership of three British companies, Reventec Sensors, Mikina Engineering, Polyhedrus Electronics and US-based Hyspeed have...
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