McLaren-Mercedes to modify pitlane speed limiter 

Written by David on March 19th, 2008 at 12:59 pmLast Update: March 19th, 2008 at 12:59 pm

Fernando Alonso Free Session Canadian GPFollowing Melbourne’s race where young rookie Heikki Kovalainen, just after having overtaken Fernando Alonso’s Renault R28, accidentally activated the pitlane speed limiter in the straight line causing Alonso to overtake him again, McLaren-Mercedes has decided to modify their pitlane speed limiter in order to avoid such situations in the future. McLaren’s new system could mimic the solution that Scuderia Ferrari is currently using: above a certain speed or gear, the speed limiter is automatically deactivated.

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