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Mercedes: No political advantage from McLaren F1 engine deal

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has dismissed suggestions his side will gain any political advantage from its new Formula 1 engine deal with McLaren. McLaren will return to being a Mercedes customer once its current Renault power unit supply deal expires at the end of the 2020 F1 season, having penned a four-year deal to rekindle its former partnership that brought the Woking squad much success. Asked how the deal will affect the political landscape of the sport, Wolff replied: “I think the argument of having an additional power unit supplier isn’t valid anymore in this day and age. “Every team needs to look out for their own advantage, bearing in mind in the greater scheme of things that...
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