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Verstappen and Perez take brand new engines for Azerbaijan GP

Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez will race the Azerbaijan Grand Prix with new engines, FIA documents have confirmed.

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Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez have started the Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend with brand new engines, it has been confirmed by the FIA.

The team have taken the decision to change their power units ahead of the race weekend in Baku, their first ICE changes of the season.

Both drivers will also race with a new turbocharger, MGU-H, MGU-K and exhaust system.

Who else has taken new engine parts?

The Red Bull drivers are not alone in starting the weekend with one new of each engine element with Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren), Lance Stroll (Aston Martin), Alexander Albon (AlphaTauri) and Nicholas Latifi (Williams) doing the same.

Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo) has taken only a new ICE while Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) and Mick Schumacher (Haas) have taken new turbochargers and exhaust systems.

Meanwhile, Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin) has taken a new MGU-K with George Russell (Mercedes), Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) and Yuki Tsunoda (AlphaTauri) having taken only new exhaust systems.

No drivers have been given a grid penalty.

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