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2014 F1 cars may not beat Kimi's 2005 top speed

Kimi Raikkonen during the 2005 Italian Grand Prix weeken Top speeds by Formula 1 cars at the fable Autodromo Nazionale Monza this weekend may not be quite as spectacular as earlier expected. That is the claim of Auto Motor und Sport, despite predictions the new turbo V6-powered machines could soar beyond the old 370+kph top-speed record of the 2005 Italian Grand Prix. Then, it was Kimi Raikkonen's almost 1000 horse power McLaren-Mercedes V10 that screamed down the straights of the Autodromo Nazionale. But in 2014, as the turbo V6s combine with reduced aerodynamics and therefore drag, top speeds have once again been turning heads in the grandstands very rapidly. At Barcelona, Felipe Massa's...
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