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Formula 1 Racing to go Hybrid from 2009-2013

It?s not quite the same type of hybrid drive-train you?d see in street vehicles, but in an exciting announcement, Max Mosely of F1 has announced that all cars will become hybrid by 2013, along with other changes to the vehicles. The hybrid system that will be phased in is known as KERS, which stands for Kinetic Energy Recovery System. KERS doesn?t store as much energy as a traditional hybrid system, but it only weighs 55 pounds and the limited energy storage capacity is well suited for Formula-style racing.

Formula 1 Racing to go Hybrid from 2009-2013
xcel, Apr 29, 2008
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