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Merc: 'Adventurous' W11 due to rivals' 'hunger'

Mercedes say they developed an "aggressive" and "extremely adventurous" 2020 car due to worries their rivals would "eat us up and leave us behind" had they failed to make a big change. Mercedes came into the year as a record-breaking F1 team on the back of six straight double championships, but while their 2019 car was one of their most successful - they debuted a radically-different W11 at testing, which notably caught the headlines for its innovative new 'DAS' wheel design. In a fascinating video describing the challenges of designing the 2020 challenger, technical director James Allison explained that the threat of Ferrari and Red Bull and their...
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