KERS/ EngineKERS is a kinetic energy recovery system. Drivers have the option of using this system during the race but only for a certain set time each lap. This system uses the kinetic energy that is normally wasted during races. This kinetic energy is generated by the cars braking process. This energy is save and stored in a mechanical fly wheel or an electric battery until the driver is ready to use it. This device is used as a boosting device. There is a button on the steering wheel that gives you a boost of eighty horse power that last just a little under seven seconds. This boost of online games may be used each lap but only once per lap. This device also has set amounts for each lap. This KERS is very useful to all engines in the formula one racing seasons. The only flaw to this excellent piece of machine is the weight of the device which will put on weight to the formula one car.
This can cause a little less good performance but in the long run it is still very popular and useful. These engines are beautiful pieces of work and very fast. Boosting reliability is a goal. All rev limits will be cut from nineteen thousand to eighteen thousand. A driver can have up to eight engines per season, how ever teams are allowed an extra four engines but only for testing. If for some reason a driver is to use up all of his eight engines, putting in a new one after qualifying will be a ten place grid penalty or be moved to the back of the grid. But this only applies for the one event that change to engine is made. You may equalize power outputs if necessary by making performance modifications though.