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McLaren apologise to Red Bull

McLaren have apologised to Mark Webber and Red Bull after a software glitch with the Engine Control Unit (ECU) prevented his car transmitting telemetry back to the pits during the formation lap of the Australian GP.The lack of data being fed to the garage meant the 36-year-old could not optimise his tyre and brake temperatures on his way to the grid and finding the correct clutch bite point would also have been difficult. Webber struggled at the start of the race and was passed by both Ferraris, both Mercedes' and Kimi Raikkonen's Lotus before turn one - dropping from second to seventh. However, it would seem that the driver was not to blame with McLaren admitting the ECU suffered a...
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