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Mexico City GP Speed Trap: Who is the fastest of them all?

Mexico City is located at 2,200 meters above sea level, which means that altitude is everything at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. Rarefied air means less downforce, which teams compensate for by running more wing, but without sacrificing too much straight-line speed. However, the high altitude environment also puts big demands on engines, with turbos spinning faster to inject air into the unit, a condition that tends to equalize engine performance among the manufacturers. Honda came out on top in qualifying, with AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly blasting past the speed trap at a beefy 351.5 km/h. Read also: Mercedes feeling more 'robust' about PU reliability issues But the Frenchman's strong...
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