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Mercedes fear Bottas' write-off will limit upgrades

Toto Wolff fears Valtteri Bottas' Imola crash could have reaching consequences, taking money away from upgrades as Mercedes operate under F1's new budget cap. Bottas and George Russell crashed heavily at Sunday's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, both cars suffering major damage. Damage that is likely to cost both teams a pretty penny with Wolff declaring Bottas' W12 to be a write-off. 'Our car is a write-off,' said the Austrian. 'In a cost cap environment that is certainly not what we needed and is probably going to limit upgrades for what we are able to do.' Asked if it could even impact Mercedes' 2022 plans, Wolff told GPFans Global: 'Absolutely. 'We are very stretched on the cost cap and what...
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