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Formula One: New-look teams seek early edge in Jerez test

Published on Jan 27, 2014 4:38 PM

MADRID (AFP) - Formula One fans will get their first look at how a series of rule changes could affect the upcoming season when the opening four-day test gets under way in Jerez, southern Spain on Tuesday.

In all, 10 teams will take part with only Lotus missing out.

Turbocharged engines will return to the sport for the first time since 1988 in a raft of technical changes.

Meanwhile, in a controversial move, double points will be awarded for the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi.

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