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Allison explains why Hamilton only took a new ICE in Turkey

James Allison has explained Lewis Hamilton only took on a new ICE in Turkey, and not the other seven components, because that part was Mercedes' only concern. Unlike when Max Verstappen took his engine penalty at the Russian Grand Prix, Red Bull give him a completely new hybrid system, Mercedes opted not to replace all seven parts of Hamilton's power unit at the Istanbul Park. Instead he only took on a new Internal Combustion Engine and the 10-place penalty that came with that. And that, quite simply, is because that was the only part that Mercedes were concerned about. It was an unusual move as most teams, when they have had to take on engine penalties, have gone the whole way way,...
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