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Teams and FIA knew beforehand of fuel sensor issues

Formula One teams and the FIA were aware of possible fuel flow sensor problems from the first winter test of the year in January says McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier. The alert are far from new, as it is public knowlegde that Gill Sensors was essentially the only candidate that were in a position to deliver in time what the FIA demanded. Still, it posed a stiff challenge for the company with a race against time to get everything accurate enough. McLaren's Boullier now confirms it was obvious there could be issues from the moment the cars hit the track: “It’s clear that already there was maybe some little bit of accuracy issues between the different sensors,” and they have...
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