Renault Sport F1 head Jean-François Caubet said KERS – a system which transforms kinetic energy into useable power, providing Formula One racers with a six-second, 80-horsepower boost – is essential to competitive performance in F1.We have done the very best job we can this year but without that extra power we are always competing on a different level to the teams ahead, so to give our drivers that boost is a key element of helping us catch the cars ahead, and compete with them when we do so.
Team Lotus extends Formula One engine deal with Renault, will use KERS in 2012
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