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New systems 'disturbing' drivers – Lotus

Inconsistencies from the new Renault energy recovery systems are “disturbing” Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado.2014's regulations see increased energy recovery to such an extent that the new brake-by-wire systems are designed to help stabilise the car while energy is harvested under braking. However, the systems are complex and the lack of running that Lotus has endured due to issues with the Renault power unit is having a knock-on effect to other areas of the car, affecting driver confidence.Lotus technical director Nick Chester believes the E22 is a strong car but explained why it will take so long for the team to get anywhere near its maximum potential.“With the chassis itself...
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