How these are coupled to the engine on F1 cars?

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mgb_phys

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Motor/generator directly to the crankshaft.
Williams were working on a pure mechanical flywheel system but it didn't go anywhere.

The jury is out on whether it does any good or is just green-washing

Some details http://www.formula1.com/news/features/2009/1/8887.html [Broken]
 
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It seemed to make a noticeable difference to Ferrari and McLaren. At least I think so. Not so much on the Renault.
 

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