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RB Upgrade In The Forecast For Silverstone

 

RedBull racing will hopefuly been receiving a cheeky power boost as its fuel supplier, ExxonMobil has developed a new formula for the car…..

 

It seems although RedBull have not managed to get any new parts into their 2017 car, they are lucky to be getting an upgrade courtesy of their fuel supplier.

 

Exxon’s technology manager, David Tsurusaki reveled the Exxon R&D team have developed a new mixture for the car that they hope to introduce for Silverstone.

 

“For the first step, we made a good gain,” Tsurusaki explained.

 

“(The Improvement from the old fuel) is not as much as the first fuel, but I think it’s a positive incremental step.”

 

“We don’t talk about the numbers but it’s enough to rationalise a change.”

 

“Internally, we’re talking about introducing it at Silverstone, depending on validation. It’s unpredictable stuff but I’ve told our team that is our target.” 

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