F1 2014 tech: A new era of ERS

F1 2014 tech: A new era of ERS

Formula 1 teams, drivers and even its fans will face huge challenges this season when coping with the energy recovery systems. CRAIG SCARBOROUGH explains why they will be key in 2014

In the second part of AUTOSPORT technical writer Craig Scarborough's four-part series on Formula 1's 2014 rules revolution, he explains the new era of energy recovery systems and why they are set to play a huge role.

F1 2014 tech part 1: The new turbo V6s

In addition to the new turbo engine, energy recovery systems will become a a far greater part of the performance equation for Formula 1 cars in 2014.

There will now be two types of such systems, which will provide over 160hp for most of the lap.

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