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Tanabe: I can't believe what's going on with Mercedes

How ironic it is that Honda is questioning the reliability of Mercedes engines, as Lewis Hamilton took his fifth engine and a penalty that comes with it at this weekend's Sao Paulo Grand Prix. The early PU was likened to 'a Formula 2 engine' by Fernando Alonso, during Honda's home Japanese Grand Prix in 2015, during the ill-fated years with McLaren which so frustrated the double F1 world champion. But since then the Japanese auto giant, despite announcing their departure from the sport, have ramped up their package to the point that Red Bull have won ten times this season to Mercedes six victories. While Hamilton is on engine number five, teammate Valtteri Bottas is already on his sixth...
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