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Mercedes amadamt to solve geabox issues

Mercedes’ head of strategy James Vowles has revealed that the Anglo-German team is working „day and night” to solve the gearbox issues that affected the team’s otherwise dominant performance ahead of the Styrian Grand Prix. Despite dominating every practice session, the qualifying and the race itself, Mercedes encountered technical woes during the season-opener at Spielberg. Both Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton have been asked by their race engineers to avoid using the kerbs in order to protect their gearboxes. In a post-race video debrief released by Mercedes after the Austrian Grand Prix, Vowles said that the issues related to the gearbox are track-related as the high speeds...
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