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Mercedes encouraged by step forward, while driveshaft issue stops Verstappen

Mercedes believes it has taken a step forward at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, while top rival Red Bull Racing suffered a setback as Max Verstappen was stopped by a driveshaft issue on Friday. Valtteri Bottas set the pace in both practice sessions, edging out teammate Lewis Hamilton by less than 0.05s in each of FP1 and FP2. The Finn says the car feels more competitive in Imola, something he is attributing to the starting setup on a new circuit. “To be honest, starting this weekend, if I compare it with Bahrain and how the car is feeling, it’s definitely better, so that’s nice,” Bottas said. “It’s a different kind of track, a different type of circuit and surface and grip...
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