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Mercedes also beef up their car to prevent 'massacre' on COTA bumps

Article To news overview © Mercedes Mercedes have taken precautionary measures with their W12 in order to ensure the car survives the United States Grand Prix. The bumpy nature of the Circuit of the Americas is proving problematic for the cars once again this year, after the 2019 event featured a suspension failure for Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel early in the race, while Max Verstappen suffered a rear wing issue in 2018. Verstappen picked up a hairline crack on his rear wing during third practice on Saturday, with the team unable to explain why it had happened. They received special dispensation from the FIA to allow them to reinforce their rear wing, and it appears Mercedes have followed...
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