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Williams: Long-term Mercedes agreement a positive step

Williams Formula 1 team announced on Tuesday a switch to gearboxes and hydraulic components provided by engine supplier Mercedes from 2022 in a significant step for the struggling former champions who changed hands last year. The British team, now owned by U.S.-based Dorilton Capital after the founding family sold up and departed, have scored just one point in the last two seasons despite using the sport's dominant engine. A proudly independent constructor since 1978, Williams currently design and build their own gearboxes but have also been in decline for years. They last won a grand prix in 2012 while rivals Racing Point, now renamed Aston Martin, were race winners last year with a car...
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