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Verstappen realised early on Mercedes had tyre troubles

Max Verstappen says he recognised early on in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix that sticking with Mercedes’ drivers wasn’t “suicide”, as he realised he had a chance to win. Mercedes has dominated the opening stages of the 2020 campaign but in the first stint at Silverstone the team was kept under pressure by third-placed Verstappen. Mercedes, running Medium tyres, pitted both cars, unleashing Hard-shod Verstappen to the front, and when he made his stop he came out fractionally behind Valtteri Bottas. Verstappen soon overhauled Bottas and, after both made their second stops, cycled back to the lead when the offset Lewis Hamilton also opted for a second trip to the pit lane....
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