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Seidl: There's a reason we're switching to Mercedes power

McLaren's switch from a Renault to a Mercedes power unit supply in 2021 is a logical next-step in the team's progression, says boss Andreas Seidl. Originally with Mercedes at the start of the turbo-hybrid power unit era in 2014, the Woking outfit made an ill-fated switch to a works deal with Honda in 2015 before acquiring its current Renault supply in 2018. And while Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul has previously talked-up the improvement of the Renault engine, Seidl maintains the switch is essentially a no-brainer. 'There's a reason why we made the decision to change to the Mercedes power unit next year,' he said in a conference call with reporters, including GP247 on Friday. 'Because we...
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