F1 » Mercedes: New engines won’t mean economy runs

Report Comment

You are about to report the comment below to the Crash.Net moderators as being abusive. An abusive comment may contain profanity, personal attacks or commercial SPAM.

Please do not report this comment as being abusive if you simply disagree with the comment posted. If this is the case then you can click on the "disagree" icon () in the upper right of the comment's post to show your dissatisfaction.

Crash.Net moderators will view all reported comments and will act as they deem necessary. This may be editing the comment or total deletion.

Richard, the new version of the KERS/ERS system will provide a boost to the engine by combining the recovery of the kinetic energy during braking (KERS) with the recovery of energy derived from the exhaust gases (ERS) (“MGUH” motor generator)driven by the exhaust turbine “see my other post to Bryan”. From 60kw (80hp) of KERS to 120kw (160hp) of KERS and ERS combined, this boost of power is for a max of 33.3 seconds, but drivers will on average have 16.6seconds per lap to play with as against the 6.67 seconds they have a present.

© 1999 - 2015 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.