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Mercedes tweaks cooling for Austria

Despite dominating most of the weekend and being a net second ahead of the field per lap Mercedes needed to leave Montreal with a bittersweet feeling. It is now understood that minor changes in the team's procedures have been undertaken to prevent any repeat of the ERS issue. The reliability issues plagued both cars in Canada two week ago, resulting in a DNF for Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg being deemed for a cruising mode. After a careful analysis Mercedes engineers found out the root of the issues: due to the extremely hot weather experienced in Canada some of the components such as the electronic unit which controls the MGU-K overheated. In fact, the CE-CUK got too hot and some of it...
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