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Fierce battle against grid penalties – tight engine allocation

As Formula One is approaching Round 13 of the season, the Belgian Grand Prix, several drivers are in danger of facing grid drop penalties later in the year for exceeding their power unit allocation. Despite to the Mercedes-powered teams are looking safe in terms of engine components, quite a few drivers could face issues with their power unit allocations in the closing stages of the season. Power unit regulations have been made even stricter for this year compared to the previous seasons. Each driver is permitted three Internal Combustion Engines, MGU-Hs and Turbochargers, and just two Energy Stores, Control Electronics and MGU-Ks. Under the current Sporting Regulations drivers are...
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