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Fuel key to improved lap times in new V6 turbo era

Fuel has emerged with a big role to play in Formula 1′s new V6 turbo engine era, as teams seek to squeeze as much performance from the latest generation power units. Auto Motor und Sport said struggling Renault took a 12 horse power step forward last time out in Barcelona, thanks entirely to a new blend of fuel supplied by French partner Total, and Red Bull team boss Christian Horner sees more gains to come. According to correspondent Schmidt, it was at Red Bull's considerable expense that the new Total fuel was brought in line with homologation so that it could debut in Spain. 'We're talking about 20 horse power,' he said. 'Mercedes has the advantage — you can see it in...
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