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Mercedes’ new spec 2.1 engine ‘two tenths’ faster – Lauda

class="left relative"> Share Tweet Share Share Email Mercedes' new engine is worth up to two tenths per lap in extra speed. That is the news from Mercedes team chairman Niki Lauda, as the reigning champions confirmed that after a one-race delay, the ‘spec 2' power unit is now ready to debut at Paul Ricard. 'We are a race late but I am told that the new engine version is now in use,' F1 legend Lauda said in France. Lewis Hamilton, fastest in both sessions, used the new engine in Friday practice and said it felt 'clean and fresh'. Lauda said: 'The difference can be one or two tenths.' Earlier, the great Austrian said it was 'clear' that on recent form, Ferrari now has the...
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