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  • initialism sports, automotive kinetic energy recovery system — an electric generation, storage, and propulsion system used in Formula One, which generates electricity during slow down, stores energy in batteries, and boosts acceleration with electric drive motors assisting the gasoline engine.

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  • Marcus seems to have got his wires slightly crossed here: the opportunity to exploit greater technical freedom in exchange for a voluntary budget cap, does not arrive until 2010, whilst KERS is already available to anyone this year, irrespective of budget.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Other fuel-saving features will include start-stop capabilities and Formula One-based regenerative braking technology known as KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System).

    HybridCars.com

  • Even though he was subsequently in the hunt for a decent result before a mistake dropped him down the order in Melbourne, Raikkonen insisted that he had not gained that much from running KERS, which is supposed to provide a temporary power boost from energy scavenged under braking.

    Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed

  • If the KERS is a battery one and is charged up before the race, it could help to the first corner, but that is cheating that FIA will allow to make KERS look good (for all the money wasted on it).

    Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed

  • If the KERS is a battery one and is charged up before the race, it could help to the first corner, but that is cheating that FIA will allow to make KERS look good (for all the money wasted on it).

    Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed

  • Even though he was subsequently in the hunt for a decent result before a mistake dropped him down the order in Melbourne, Raikkonen insisted that he had not gained that much from running KERS, which is supposed to provide a temporary power boost from energy scavenged under braking.

    Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed

  • The stored kinetic power is released using a "boost" button that delivers a burst of extra power to the car for a short for example, while overtaking a competitor or defending a position. -period Performance-enhancing technologies such as KERS will almost certainly enhance the competitiveness and excitement of Formula 1 racing events.

    Embedded Computing Design

  • "We support the idea of KERS in Formula One and we would love to have it.

    Planet F1 | Formula 1 News

  • "We support the idea of KERS in Formula One and we would love to have it.

    timesofmalta.com

  • "We support the idea of KERS in Formula One and we would love to have it.

    timesofmalta.com

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