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Formula 1 talks the torque ahead of Monaco weekend

Ayrton Senna crashed into the barriers while leading the 1988 Monaco GP also the final year of the first turbo era Racing a Formula 1 car around Monaco's sinuous circuit is a big challenge at the best of times but Sunday's Grand Prix could be even more demanding – and spectacular – for teams and drivers. Some, such as Brazilian veteran Felipe Massa, say the glamour highlight could also turn out to be the toughest race of the season. The new V6 turbo hybrid power units which have replaced the old V8 engines are less thirsty but have made the cars heavier, while reduced downforce and more engine torque makes them more of a handful. On a circuit like Monaco, where cars skim the...
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