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Ericsson losing half a second in weight

Marcus Ericsson has revealed he is losing half a second per lap to team-mate Kamui Kobayashi in weight alone.Driver weights have been the focus of much attention this season as the new regulations have led to much heavier cars and teams struggling to get down to the minimum weight of 691kg. Speaking about his relationship with team-mate Kamui Kobayashi at the end of testing in Bahrain, Ericsson confirmed to Crash.net that he was struggling to match Kobayashi's pace because of his weight.“The problem is that he's 10kg lighter than me, so for me to be able to match his times is so difficult because I have half a second every lap which I'm losing just because of the weight,” Ericsson...
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