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Mercedes admits development of W11 halted 'a long time ago'

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the development of its 2020 car was stopped "a long time ago" to allow the team to focus its attention on next year's program. Mercedes is in the midst of another dominant season, with the Brackley squad winning nine of the eleven races held so far this year and enjoying a 100 per cent success rate in qualifying. A prevailing strategy and the skills of Max Verstappen thwarted Mercedes efforts at Silverstone's second race while circumstances granted a shock win to AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly at Monza. Mercedes is inching closer to a seventh consecutive Constructors' title, but Red Bull is slowly creeping up on its arch-rival. A fact that hasn't...
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