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Boullier: Works engine deals now critical

– McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier believes a works engine deal is now an essential ingredient if teams want to succeed in Formula 1.The sport has switched to V6-turbo charged power units this year - as part of a number of regulation changes - and he cited Red Bull's fall from grace and the rise of Mercedes as proof of just how important it is to have a custom-built engine in this new era."Having a works engine allows you to play with a lot more channels and various set-up possibilities than if you have a customer engine," Boullier told reporters during a McLaren phone-in. "Let's just take this year for example, if you compare Mercedes GP and Red Bull Racing. We...
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