Posted on March 26, 2011

After qualifying today it became apparent that Red Bull’s drivers did not use KERS during qualifying. Asked why not, Mark Webber said that the team had internal reasons why not. But tonight it has emerged that the team may have a lightweight KERS system, which is designed for use off the startline only. This is necessary because KERS confers about 7 metres advantage on a car using it over one that isn’t on the start straight. Without any kind of KERS, the Red Bull would be vulnerable off the startline. Lewis Hamilton in the McLaren starting alongside Sebastian Vettel on More…

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