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Wolff: Design change needed to make racing better around Paul Ricard circuit

Toto Wolff wants Formula 1 to remove the chicane in the middle of the long back straight because he thinks it'll improve the racing during the French Grand Prix. Despite Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas picking up another 1-2, the Mercedes boss shows his care and attention to the fans. He believes the racing product will look much better if they remove the Mistral chicane. Around what is usually a test track, there are about 100 different configurations, and some events already miss out the chicane. Wolff says the longer straight should help cars overtake more. “Paul Ricard has all the ingredients that we need: In the south of France, glamorous, it’s a fantastic venue. And...
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