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Rivals think Mercedes has big advantage

Mercedes' advantage over its 2014 rivals might be bigger than is currently thought. Nico Rosberg won the Melbourne race with a half-minute advantage, but Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was quoted afterwards by Auto Motor und Sport as suspecting the German was "playing with us" on the roads around Albert Park. Indeed, Rosberg's best lap of the race was set on lap 19, with a still relatively high fuel load, while most of his rivals had their best pace in the last 20 laps, with lighter tanks. Red Bull team boss Christian Horner suspects: "I think Mercedes were simply maintaining a pace without pushing hard. "Probably they have some more tricks up their sleeve, so we have a lot...
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