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Symonds: Mercedes tyre issues nothing new

Formula 1’s Chief Technical Officer of Motorsports, Pat Symonds, is not surprised by Mercedes' tyre issues as their superior power unit has 'masked' the problem in the past. Mercedes are yet to win a race so far this season after Ferrari claimed victory in the first two races before Red Bull most recently snatched an opportunistic win in China. The Silver Arrows have admitted themselves that they have struggled to get the tyres, especially the softer compounds, into their optimum working window. Symonds, though, believes Mercedes have long been blighted with this issue, which manifested itself long before this season. “If you look back at the recent history of Mercedes, one...
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