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Wolff sees 'clear, obvious bias' against Mercedes in F1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes there have been instances in F1's recent past when rule changes were implemented for the sole purpose of reining in the German outfit's dominance. Mercedes enjoyed a successful start to its 2021 campaign in Bahrain, but the curtain raiser round at Sakhir also underscored how this year's reduction in downforce as imposed by F1's rules has taken away part of the Brackley's squad's edge while empowering Red Bull, its closest rival. Last year, a technical directive published by the FIA ahead of the Italian GP banned the use of special engine modes in qualifying, a move Lewis Hamilton said at the time was done "to slow us down". Wolff agrees that the...
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