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Red Bull RB9 - KERS installation 13 October 2013

A problem with his RB9's KERS hampered Sebastian Vettel in Q3 in Japan, though the world champion was still quick enough to join team mate Mark Webber on the front row of the Suzuka grid. While the other teams have a single KERS battery pack alongside the fuel cell, Red Bull have two small packs, one either side of the gearbox, to enable better aero packaging. With the batteries in close proximity to the exhausts - one of the hottest areas of the car - reliability is always going to be a concern.