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Horner: 'Sensors giving some teams big advantage'

Red Bull's Christian Horner says Formula 1 must find an alternative solution to monitoring the fuel flow during races, as the present system is giving some teams a significant advantage. Red Bull chose to ignore the data coming from the FIA fitted sensor in Australia as it deemed the data inaccurate and says it would have had a detrimental affect on their pace. Whilst the margin of error is small, Horner said the performance gained or lost from even the smallest of change is enough to determine which cars might win a race and which won't. "We have got to find a better way - especially when the margins are so fine and the knock-on in performance is so significant," he told...
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