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Ferrari F60 - KERS battery packaging 05 April 2009

A KERS-related failure on Kimi Raikkonen's car in opening practice at Sepang allowed us to see how the system's large battery is packaged in a carbon fibre box within the F60's chassis. It is located in a cavity under the chassis, the presence of which means a significantly smaller fuel tank than would otherwise be possible. With the base of the battery box now effectively forming a second floor, it also means the fuel is higher in the chassis, raising its centre of gravity.