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    Videos: Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid uses Williams F1 flywheel KERS

    Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The hybrid drive system being used by Porsche in its new 911 GT3 R isn't what you find in your average Prius or Fusion. Instead of a battery for energy storage, the 911 will use an electro-mechanical flywheel. The system ...

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    Williams sells minority stake to Austrian investor

    With all the money that goes into running an F1 team, and the limited opportunity to make any of it back, we can't see why anyone would view owning a team as a sound investment. Evidently Herr Toto Wollf feels otherwise, as the Austrian financier and gentleman racing driver has acquired a minority ...

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    Sir Frank Williams praises fire fighters for saving factory

    Since falling from its glory days of yore – when it won nine constructors championships an seven drivers titles – the Williams F1 team has been desperate to light a fire under its drivers and engineers to get back to its winning form. But we don't think this is what Frank Williams and ...

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    Dark Horse: Williams-Toyota FW31 unveiled in Portugal

    Click on the image above for a high-res gallery of the new Williams FW31
    It's been a long time since Williams stood atop the Formula 1 world, but back when they were, nobody could take them down. They've won seven drivers' championships, with such pilots as Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, Jacques ...

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    KERS gets Formula 1 green light for 2009

    Despite some serious reservations regarding the safety and high cost of the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS), the hybrid system has received the green light for introduction into the 2009 Formula 1 season. After BMW and Renault had some, uh, issues with KERS, Renault called a meeting to ...

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    Formula 1: Toyota will power WilliamsF1 in 2007

    Toyota Motor and WilliamsF1 announced Thursday that Toyota will supply engines to the WilliamsF1 team for the next three years, beginning in 2007.The agreement explicitly states that WilliamsF1 will use "the same specification of engine as Panasonic Toyota Racing," ensuring a level playing field ...


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