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Wolff fears Bottas crash will slow upgrades to W12

Article To news overview © Mercedes Mercedes' team boss Toto Wolff has said that Valtteri Bottas' heavily damaged W12 might end up slowing down development over the 2021 season, due to the newly introduced budget cap. Bottas' chassis picked up heavy damage in the mid-race collision with Williams' George Russell, with the W12 ploughed into by the other car before spearing into the barriers entering Tamburello. Wolff was suitably unimpressed by the situation, and explained that the crash may have an impact on the team's 2021 development in light of the new financial constraints that limit teams to spending just $145 million over the season. "The whole situation is absolutely not...
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