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FIA considering restrictions on F1 qualifying engine modes

The FIA has informed teams it is considering introducing tougher restrictions regarding the use of qualifying engine modes as early as the first race after the Spanish Grand Prix. Teams regularly use peak power unit performance at specific times during qualifying but are rarely able to utilize them during races. The advantage gained by Mercedes when it activates its strongest qualifying mode in Q2 and Q3 has been particularly significant this season, with the Saturday performance not always translating to the same advantage for the Mercedes-powered teams as Red Bull is closer in race trim and the likes of Racing Point and Williams have tended to struggle more on Sundays. Presented by Click...
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