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Lauda: Williams pace a concern

Mercedes non-executive Chairman Niki Lauda confessed that they are a little bit concerned by the pace Williams showed during last week's Austrian Grand Prix. Williams pair Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas locked out the front row in qualifying and competed with Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton for most of the race before ultimately finishing third and fourth. Bottas, in particular, impressed and finished just eight seconds behind the Mercedes of Hamilton to claim the first podium of his career. To Lauda, that indicates that Mercedes' advantage over the rest of the grid is being reduced. "The alarm bells are ringing that the competition is coming closer," Lauda told crash.net....
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