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New F1 fuel flow meter under development

Formula One may see the introduction of an entirely new specification of fuel flow meter by the end of the 2014 season in an attempt to resolve the accuracy issues that continue to plague teams. In light of the turnaround in the regulations that limit the fuel consumption of Formula One cars, 2014 also saw the introduction of FIA mandated fuel flow meters to make sure that flow does not exceed 100kg per hour, at any point in time during a race. F1's supplier Gill produced a flow meter which didn't entirely comply with the governing body's requirements. Although the company improved the accuracy by the time of the winter testing and the first race, teams were not delighted with that and kept...
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