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Mercedes concerned "extensive" Bottas crash damage could hurt title bid

Sam Hall Thursday 22 April 2021 04:00 Mercedes trackside engineering director Andrew Shovlin has conceded he fears the team's title bid could be hindered by the financial impact of Valtteri Bottas' Imola smash. This year, for the first time, F1 is operating under the restraint of a cost cap. Whilst the $145million limit is not an inconsiderable amount, it is just a fraction of the previous annual spend of top teams like Mercedes. Article continues under video With pressure on Mercedes to maintain a title bid whilst simultaneously developing 2022 machinery to all-new aerodynamic specifications, the cost of Bottas' crash at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix could be considerable. “If you have...
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