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Stroll spec-2 engine failure cause for concern at Mercedes

Lance Stroll's Racing Point RP19 will be fitted with a previous-spec Mercedes engine for qualifying following the failure of its brand new spec-2 unit in FP3. The Canadian was on the verge of completing an installation in the final free practice session when flames and a plume of smoke trailed the pink car as he headed for the pitlane. Mercedes confirms Canadian GP engine upgrade It was an ominous sign for the Racing Point crew who quickly diagnosed an engine failure that halted the local hero's session. More worrying was the fact that the engine is the same new-spec unit used this weekend by the Mercedes works team and Williams, and which was introduced for this weekend's seventh round of...
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