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Race Analysis: Mercedes dominate, but the pack closes

The Malaysian Grand Prix was a test of stamina for all aspects of the race: tyres, drivers, engines, pit crews, fuel consumption. The fact that Mercedes were once again dominant proves just how valuable a smooth pre-season was. However, Red Bull's rapid resurgence also proves that no one can be complacent. Mercedes may have the upper hand now, but two podium finishes (with one taken away) from the reigning champions is a testament to how quickly fortunes can turn in this new era of Formula One. Unlike in Australia, the Pirelli tyres were much more of a talking point, both in the dry and the wet. Many drivers were critical of Pirelli's new version of the wet tire, saying it had much less...
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