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New components for Mercedes to address gearbox

Toto Wolff says Mercedes has an update in place that they hope will improve their gearbox reliability situation in Austria. Both Mercedes drivers, Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, were both instructed on numerous occasions to stay off the kerbs at the Red Bull Ring as they were causing issues with the Silver Arrows' gearbox sensors throughout the race. The problem was so severe that Mercedes feared they would join rivals Red Bull in finishing the opening race with a double DNF but Valtteri Bottas was able to nurse his car home to victory while Hamilton finished P4 once his five-second penalty for causing a collision with Alex Albon was enforced. Mercedes' motorsport strategy director,...
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