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Racing Point explains reasoning behind 'pink Mercedes': 'There are no egos here'

During the winter tests it soon became clear that the car of Racing Point looked suspiciously similar to the car of Mercedes a year earlier. Soon the nicknames of the pink car flew around everyone's ears, like the 'pink Mercedes'. Technical director of Racing Point Andrew Green explains why they opted for a Mercedes design, and what it takes to make such a choice. Is it a smart move or does it go against the ideals of Formula 1? Everyone had an opinion about it. Some thought it was a good move from a budgetary point of view because you buy a proven good car relatively cheaply. Others thought it goes against the DNA of Formula 1, because the development and design of a car has to be done by...
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