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V6 turbo is more of a drivers' car - Magnussen

Getty Images Enlarge McLaren's Kevin Magnussen believes driver talent will shine through a lot more in the latest generation of Formula One cars than it ever did in the V8 era. This year downforce has been stripped from the cars and the drivers have significantly more torque to deal with from the new V6 turbo engines. Magnussen, who was quickest on the second day of testing in Bahrain, believes drivers will play a bigger part in registering quick laps this year. "It really is a drivers' car; more than the old ones," he said. "With the blown diffuser [on the old cars] it became a little bit easy and on new tyres you were very much relying on the car and the set-up and the...
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