F1: Mercedes’ clever split turbo explained (+video)

Sky Sports F1′s Martin Brundle explains the particularly clever technology that provides the Mercedes W05 Formula 1 car with such a clear advantage this year.

The British broadcaster revealed last week that Mercedes had designed and manufactured a split turbocharger. The turbine and the compressor now sit at both extremities of the V6.

Brundle, a former F1 driver himself, explains why such a modification produces so many advantages.

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