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Mercedes has 'new components' to help solve gearbox issues

Mercedes will tackle this weekend's Styrian Grand Prix with new components destined to help it solve the gearbox issues that threatened its drivers' race last weekend at the Red Bull Ring. The German outfit's pair of Black Arrows were the class of the field in qualifying and at the outset of last Sunday's race, but both winner Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton were eventually forced to exercise caution and steer clear of the circuit's prominent kerbs when a gearbox-related gremlin crept in. "The result of the first race looks good on paper, but the reality is that we were fortunate to finish the race," said Mercedes boss Toto Wolff in the team's Styrian Grand Prix preview....
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