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Mercedes: Engine mode change has hurt racing

The FIA’s new Technical Directive regarding power unit usage has made racing worse, according to Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff, following its introduction in Italy. The sport’s governing body introduced a new directive that stipulates the same engine mode must be used through qualifying and the race. It means teams were unable to use ‘party mode’ in qualifying for a brief additional boost while in race trim the same situation also applied. Mercedes again dominated qualifying, finishing comfortably clear of the pack, but had a tougher race, with Valtteri Bottas struggling to fifth and Hamilton seventh after a penalty. Related Posts McLaren: Racing Point's car still better than...
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