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Monza F1 speeds could hit 360kph

Lotus technical director Nick Chester believes speeds at Monza could hit 360kph (223mph) during the Italian Grand Prix weekend. The 2014 power units and aerodynamic regulations have seen increased straight-line speeds this season. With Monza the fastest race of the year and requiring special low downforce aerodynamic packages, Chester said speeds topping 220mph given the right conditions on one of the circuit's long straights. “It will depend on the downforce and drag levels that the teams will run but I expect it will be higher than last year,” Chester said. “It might be possible to achieve 360kph on the straight, depending if the car is getting a tow with DRS.” That figure is...
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