Race Weekends

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Formula One Cars - Engines
... Race fuel consumption rate is normally around 75 l/100 km travelled (3.1 US mpg, 3.8 UK mpg, 1.3 km/l) ... In the 2004 championship, engines were required to last a full race weekend ... For the 2005 championship, they were required to last two full race weekends and if a team changes an engine between the two races, they incur a penalty of 10 grid positions ...

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