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Ferrari admits 20hp deficit to Mercedes engine

Sep.16 A heavily upgraded Ferrari power unit, packing between 10-15hp more power, looks set to make its Formula 1 debut at the forthcoming Turkish or US grands prix in October. Team boss Mattia Binotto says it is a fundamental technological and architectural shift for the Maranello team ahead of the all-new rules for 2022. 'We confirmed in Monza that Ferrari is missing 20 horsepower to the Mercedes engine of McLaren,' Binotto said. 'We lost most of the time in the last section before Parabolica, with a similar loss on the start-finish straight. The lack of performance is also noticeable during a restart and when overtaking. 'That was nothing new to us,' he added, 'but we are working flat...
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