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Wolff admits Mercedes has a 'small diva' on its hands

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff qualified the reigning world champion's new car as "a small diva" that was "a bit toxic to drive" in pre-season testing in Bahrain. Just days ahead of the start of the 2021 season, speculation is in full force about whether Mercedes' low-key display in testing a troubling sign was or but a temporary setback in the Brackley squad's preparations. While reliability issues left Mercedes short on mileage in testing, both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas underscored the W12's rather unstable handling, at least in Sakhir's windy environment. Last week, Mercedes chief strategist James Vowles said the team had "a long journey ahead" to...
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