Formula 1 testing - the new cars for 2014 in pictures
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Formula 1 testing has begun ahead at Jerez in Spain with the teams forced to adapt to what have been described as the most significant rule changes in the history of the sport. Among those out early on the first day was Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton. This year the cars are fitted with 1.6-litre V6 turbo engines rather than 2.4-litre V8s, with more 'hybrid' ERS (energy recovery system) elements. The season did not start well for Hamilton as he ripped the front off his car as he crashed into a barrier.