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No change of approach for Mercedes drivers despite Silverstone problems

Mercedes will not stop its drivers from pushing each other for race victories despite the costly tire failures the team suffered at the end of the British Grand Prix, Toto Wolff insists. Valtteri Bottas had been staying within two seconds of Lewis Hamilton throughout the race at Silverstone before a couple of slower laps preceded a front left puncture that dropped him out of the points with three laps remaining. Hamilton then had the same problem on the final lap but managed to limp home ahead of Max Verstappen to take victory, and although Wolff admits the fight at the front could have been a contributing factor, he said the drivers need to be allowed to race.
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