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Boullier: Works engine deal is key to success

Eric Boullier with Sam Michael and Ron Dennis Not having a works Formula 1 engine hurts the top teams claims McLaren sporting director Eric Boullier, whose own team is using customer Mercedes engines for the final year ahead of their switch to Honda in 2015. Speaking to journalists during a phone-in, Boullier said, “Having a works engine allows you to play, let’s say, with much more set-up possibilities than if you have a customer engine. 'We can just take this year’s example, if you just compare Mercedes GP and Red Bull Racing, we all know the Red Bull Racing chassis is very good, maybe slightly better than the Mercedes one, but the big difference between both is that Red Bull has a...
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