The NBC kids gave the best explanation for why Brawn was low on fuel in Malaysia. Brawn expected a wetter race = lower revs = less fuel consumption.
When the track dried out quickly, the cars used more gas than they'd fueled for. So they had to dial it down to make the distance.
It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.
-- Bertrand Russell
To make an apple pie from scratch,
you must first invent the universe.
-- Carl Sagan