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Pierre Gasly believes Mexican Grand Prix delivers 'the highest top speeds' in F1

Pierre Gasly managed to score points in his first crack at the Mexican Grand Prix having started from the back of the grid. Ahead of his second attempt, the Toro Rosso driver insists the Formula 1 cars reach the "highest of top speeds" in Mexico because of the altitude.   The 4.4km track has an elevation of 2,285m (7,500ft) and this causes extra strain on both the drivers and the cars. In Gasly's preview for the race, he talks about how he adapts to the altitude and how the team alter the car set-up to suit the conditions.  "The first day you arrive, you can feel you’re at altitude, but after that, you don’t notice it anymore. It has a bigger effect on...
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