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Mercedes feared Rosberg might not finish

Mercedes feared that Nico Rosberg wouldn't be able to finish last week's Chinese Grand Prix after the German was involved in a first corner incident with the Williams of Valtteri Bottas. Starting from fourth on the grid, Rosberg made contact with the Finn's car at Turn 1, an incident that Mercedes feared could end the Drivers' Championship leader's race. "We were lucky with the contact - that could have taken out Nico's car," Mercedes Executive Director (technical) Paddy Lowe told Autosport. "It looked a bit tough at one point to get back to the one-two finish, but we did it bit by bit, thanks to a combination of a driver doing great laps when he needed to and good strategy...
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