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Mercedes to bring new parts as it targets gearbox remedy

Mercedes says it will bring updated parts to its W11 as it seeks to alleviate the gearbox-related problem that affected both cars at Formula 1’s Austrian Grand Prix. Mercedes dominated the timesheets at the Red Bull Ring – where Formula 1 has remained for the upcoming Styrian Grand Prix – but suffered reliability concerns over its gearbox. It had to inform Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton to avoid the aggressive kerbs around the Red Bull Ring and feared that either or both drivers could suffer an instant retirement. Bottas went on to take victory, with second-on-the-road Hamilton dropping to fourth after a time penalty, but Mercedes will attempt to address the problem ahead of the...
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