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Wolff: McLaren engine deal won't boost Mercedes 'influence'

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the German manufacturer will not gain more political "influence" in Formula 1 thanks to adding its engine supply deal with McLaren. In 2021, Mercedes and McLaren will rekindle their past relationship and renew a collaboration that brought 78 Grand Prix wins and three drivers' titles to the Woking-based outfit. Seidl admits McLaren will have 'nowhere to hide' from 2021 McLaren will join Racing Point and Williams as Mercedes customers, but Wolff denies the addition of a third team to its constituency will strengthen its influence or political clout in the sport. "I think the argument of having an additional power unit supplier isn’t valid...
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