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Brawn engineer recalls 2009 advantage: We thought our sums were wrong!

Article To news overview © 'File:Jenson Button 2009 Turkey 2.jpg' by Mark McArdle from Canada is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Andrew Shovlin of Mercedes has revealed that he thought the team's sums were wrong when the 2009 Brawn GP car was apparently two seconds quicker than anyone else. The engineer remains with the Brackley-based team to this day, having worked there during its Brawn GP days in 2009, coming about in the aftermath of Honda's shock decision to pull out of Formula 1 in late 2008. The team went through a hurried sale to Ross Brawn, awkwardly lumped a Mercedes power unit into the Honda-designed chassis, and initially weren't able to take part in pre-season tests due to the...
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