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Mercedes admits 'fundamental' cooling flaw

Jul.5 A "fundamental" car design flaw cost Mercedes its chance of winning a ninth consecutive win of 2019 in Austria. That is the admission of the otherwise dominant team's trackside engineering boss Andrew Shovlin. The team admitted after the race at the Red Bull Ring, which was won by Max Verstappen, that the 2019 Mercedes does not have big enough radiators. Shovlin explained: "It all really goes down to the fundamental design of the car." He said because engineers wanted the packaging of the 2019 car to be "very, very tight", it is not good enough at cooling the engines when ambient temperatures are high. "Fundamentally the car doesn't have big enough...
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