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Elliott does not believe Mercedes were in early 2021 crisis

Mercedes technical director Mike Elliott does not feel the team were in crisis at the start of 2021, after regulation changes slowed them down compared to 2020. The team were the dominant force throughout the Covid-interrupted season, producing the sport's fastest ever car in the W11 with innovations such as the DAS [Dual Axis Steering] system that caught rivals by surprise – which have since been outlawed. Changes for 2021 cost Mercedes what they estimated to be around a second per lap on raw pace, with changes to aerodynamics and the car floors forcing them to make up a performance deficit. It looked as though Red Bull were comfortably the faster team during pre-season testing in...
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