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Mercedes needs to overcome 'crushing' Ferrari speed

Toto Wolff says Mercedes needs to find a way to overcome Ferrari’s ‘crushing’ speed, but believes its own focus on 2020 has slightly distorted matters. Ferrari has held an advantage at power-heavy circuits for much of the year but since the summer break has had the fastest package at each venue. It won from pole position in Belgium, Italy and Singapore, though Mercedes turned the tables in race trim in Russia courtesy of the Virtual Safety Car timing. “I think we had situations where Ferrari was very strong in the last years but at the moment they just crush everybody with their straight-line speed so it is very difficult to compensate that around the track,”...
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