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McLaren picked as engine sensor provider by FIA

McLaren Applied Technologies has been chosen by the FIA as the sole supplier of engine pressure and temperature sensors in F1 between 2018-2020.
McLaren Applied Technologies has been chosen by the FIA as the sole supplier of engine pressure and temperature sensors in F1 between 2018-2020.

The deal sees McLaren provide critical sensors to monitor the parameters on all F1 teams' power units to ensure they are working within legal limits as set out by the FIA.

It follows FIA's push to control costs for F1 teams and will be the first time sensor technology has been specifically used for this aim in the FIA Single Engine Control Unit. McLaren has supplied the FIA Single Engine Control Unit in F1 since 2008.

Rodi Basso, motorsport director of McLaren Applied Technologies, is thrilled to secure the contract and maintain its working relationship with the FIA in F1.

“We're delighted McLaren Applied Technologies has been chosen by the FIA to be the trusted sole provider of engine pressure and temperature sensors for the 2018 to 2020 FIA Formula 1 World Championships” Basso said.

“From the ECU technology in every Formula 1 car to the engineers supporting teams at the track, McLaren Applied Technologies continues to be at the heart of motorsport. Our mission is to provide an unrivalled service, ensuring the world's premier race teams and series can continue to grow and delight fans around the world."

by Haydn Cobb


Tagged as: FIA , Mclaren , Formula 1

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