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Mercedes hope Bottas can avoid F1 grid penalty after power unit failure

Mercedes have a “lot of checks to do” but remain hopeful that Valtteri Bottas will avoid a grid penalty at the next race in Portugal following his retirement at Formula 1’s Eifel Grand Prix. Check out the Crash F1 YouTube channel - CLICK HERE Bottas was forced to retire from Sunday’s race at the Nuburgring when Mercedes detected an issue with his MGU-H shortly after the Virtual Safety Car restart. It marked a huge blow to Bottas’ title hopes, with Lewis Hamilton going on to claim his 91st career victory to further increase his championship lead over the Finn to 69 points with six races remaining. Despite the failure, Mercedes is optimistic that stopping Bottas soon after the...
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