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Ferrari engine stops spark to save fuel

Ferrari looks to have come up with another of the big innovations of the 2014 season. It emerged last week that the new F14-T features an unique cooling system that allows the red single seater to have very small sidepods, notwithstanding the high demands of the all-new 'power unit' rules. Now, Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that Ferrari's new V6 engine is also highly innovative. The report said the engine features a 'cut-off' system that works with the direct injection to keep engine temperatures low and save crucial fuel. The system means that, at times, the flow of fuel into the combustion chamber is stopped altogether and the engine is not 'sparked'. Meanwhile, Mercedes' Paddy...
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