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Ferrari’s MGU-K identified as Haas’ weak spot after spate of failures

Ferrari's MGU-K identified as Haas' weak spot after spate of failures

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Investigations into Haas’ mechanical problems in recent races have identified Ferrari’s MGU-K as the problematic component.

The mechanical failures encountered by Kevin Magnussen and Mick Schumacher in recent races have stemmed from Ferrari’s supplied MGU-K, according to a report in German media.

While Magnussen made the chequered flag at last weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix, the Danish driver finished in 17th after being forced to pit early on due to being shown the black and orange flag for having damage on his front wing.

Schumacher retired from a points position on Lap 19, having qualified in sixth on a much stronger weekend for the German driver. Slowing to a halt on the back straight, Schumacher’s issue has been identified as an MGU-K failure on the Ferrari power unit, according to Auto Motor und Sport.

It’s the fourth such issue to hit Haas in the first nine races of the season, with Schumacher also encountering MGU-K issues in free practice at the Monaco Grand…

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