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Mercedes on dramatic pit stop: "Bottas stopped a bit too early"

Valtteri Bottas was second in the Monaco Grand Prix when he drove into the pit lane to pick up fresh tyres. The Mercedes driver switched from the softs to the hardest compound, but the right front tyre failed to come off the W12. Toto Wolff explains what went wrong. "Valtteri stopped a bit too early. This meant the mechanic had to use the wrench at an angle. The awkward angle damaged the wheel nut and we couldn't get the tyre off," said team principal Wolff in conversation with the German Auto, Motor und Sport. Read more Honda sees own work paid for in Monaco: 'We improved that' Mercedes will investigate The nuts used for the tyres are manufactured by Mercedes in their own...
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