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Marussia MR02 – winter testing (pre season) tech summary


Marussia SV Winter 1 F

Chassis :  MR02

Engine : Cosworth CA2013

 

MR02 is a comprehensive evolution of the 2012 car, has a lighter chassis which remains low at front , redesigned sidepods which provide enhanced cooling, Coanda exhausts , modified rear end with a new Xtrac gearbox and for the first time in teams short history it accommodates a KERS unit, provided by Williams team .

Winter testing updates :

   Marussia tested several updated components including a revised rear wing , new set of bargeboards and a new engine cover . Additionally the team tested different cooling options on front brakes .

 

 

EVALUATION :

Aerodynamic performance :  poor

Speed :.  Slow but at least seems  ahead of Caterham

Tyres management  :   below average

Reliability  :  problematic , engine problems arose

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