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Thomas: Mercedes made changes to make engine more reliable

Mercedes High Performance Powertrains boss Hywel Thomas has shed some light on the changes that were made to improve the reliability of their engine ahead of the 2021 Formula 1 season. Speaking after the launch of their new car, the W12 E Performance, Thomas explained that some of the materials the team opted for last season were not as reliable as hoped and detailed the steps they have since taken to rectify the issue. In addition to powering their own car, McLaren, Aston Martin and Williams will all use the Mercedes power-unit during the 2021 campaign. 'We've completed some work on improving the reliability of the PU,' Thomas said. 'In 2020, we used an aluminium structure which wasn't as...
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