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Mercedes goes conservative for Silverstone

Only Williams takes less sets of the softest (C3) rubber to Silverstone for British Grand Prix than Mercedes. Next weekend sees Mercedes take just 8 sets of the softest (C3) rubber to Silverstone, for Lewis Hamilton's home Grand Prix. Meanwhile, Renault, which had a disastrous Austrian Grand Prix, appears to be throwing caution to the wind as it takes a full complement of the red-banded rubber. The majority of teams take 9 sets of the C3, though McLaren, like Mercedes opts for just 8 sets. While the hard, albeit the C2 was the go-to tyre in Austria, at Silverstone the majority of teams have opted to take just one set of the C1s next week, though Daniel Ricciardo, Robert Kubica and the...
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