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FIA backs fuel sensor manufacturer

Formula 1's governing body, the FIA, says it is satisfied with the fuel-flow meter at the centre of Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix. Ricciardo's team Red Bull intend to appeal the punishment, arguing that the flow meter was inaccurate. The meter's manufacturers Gill Sensors say the FIA has provided it with 'positive feedback'. The matter is now set to be resolved by lawyers in an FIA court. Ricciardo, 24 was disqualified from the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday after the FIA discovered the car exceeded the maximum allowed fuel flow of 100kg per hour. Red Bull boss Christian Horner insisted after the race that the team had complied with the regulations,...
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