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Category: GP Today

Mercedes can’t solve 2021 engine problems: ‘Doesn’t make sense anymore’

According to Auto Motor und Sport the title fight between Red Bull Racing and Mercedes AMG F1 is still wide open. Red Bull is struggling with the car, Mercedes is suffering from reliability issues with the engine. According to Toto Wolff it’s too late to do anything about it.
Unsolvable problems for Mercedes
The problems for Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas have not been solved and team boss Wolff does not rule out the possibility that a lot of swaps will have to be made in the final quarter of this F1 season. It is no longer profitable to fix the reliability problems.

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Super licence points prevent young American driver moving to F1

With the possible takeover of Sauber by Michael Andretti the name of an American driver has entered the rumor mill. Colton Herta drives for Andretti in the IndyCar and would be a possible candidate to drive for Andretti’s Formula 1 team if the takeover goes through.
Sauber taken over by Andretti
Michael Andretti, former Formula 1 driver and son of Formula 1 World Champion Mario Andretti, would be in talks with Sauber – competing this season as Alfa Romeo – to take over the team.

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