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Ferrari struggling with lack of grip due to design defect in the too narrow F14T

Fernando Alonso in the Ferrari F14 T during testing Ferrari are enduring yet another below par start to their season, and the popular theory is that the new V6 turbo engine built by the Maranello outfit is down on power and overweight, but it is now emerging that the F14T is also plagued with a major design flaw which is hampering downforce. Autosprint have revealed Ferrari's 2014 challenger 'suffers from a congenital defect in the design' which 'to put it in a nutshell, is too narrow.' However there is an additional problem facing Ferrari, Autosprint claim sources within Maranello have revealed that in the effort to package the F14T as aggressively and effectively as possible, hence...
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