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Mercedes: We're losing on the engine side in terms of derate

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has revealed that the team are losing engine power due to a derating issue, which is contributing to their deficit to Red Bull at the season-opening Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix. The team appear to be suffering issues on the chassis side too, with both drivers not entirely happy with the balance of the car at the rear end. Meanwhile, the RB16B looks to be much more planted, while power-unit supplier Honda claim to have significant gains on last season. Asked what the exact issues were at Mercedes, Wolff said: “I think we're losing on the high speed corners. We can clearly see there's a deficit. “We're losing a little bit on the engine side in terms of...
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