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Analysis: The tweaks that boosted Mercedes in Singapore

Mercedes arrived in Singapore knowing it would be on the back foot, as relatively speaking the longer wheelbase W08 has struggled at high-downforce, low-speed circuits already this season. On top of this, Singapore hasn't been a happy hunting ground for Mercedes since the inception of the hybrid regulations, as the team struggles to reign in its own often over-ambitious power unit and brake cooling parameters. Mercedes AMG F1 W08 comparison Photo by: Giorgio Piola In search of increased low-speed balance and performance, the team revised its shark fin for Singapore, utilising a longer engine cover that met with the T-wing-mounting pillar behind. The shark fin, that is now set to be retained...
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