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F1 teams vote to scrap KERS in 2010

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Jun 8th, 2009 at 4:58PM

It's no secret that the FIA and the Formula One Teams' Association are jointly interested in reducing the cost required to compete in F1 racing, and the FOTA has taken a step in that direction by resolving to abandon the use of the controversial kinetic energy recovery systems (KERS) that are permissible but not mandatory for the 2009 season. According to reports, the vote to ban the hybrid powertrains was not unanimous, but a majority of teams have voted against the technology for 2010.As it stands, only four of the ten teams taking part in the '09 season have actually used KERS in... Read More

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