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F1 Grand Prix, GP Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit The Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport team used the last race weekend of the season for experimenting with 2020-specification engine components after it had to install fresh power unit parts in to the car of Valtteri Bottas, exceeding the permitted allocation. With minor reliability concerns with the brand-new units, the team had to make precautionary changes over the weekend. The persisent reliability problem – Despite his second place in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Max Verstappen was dogged by reliability problems in the 55-lap race. The Dutchman started complaining after his sole pit stop of issues under acceleration out of corners....
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