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Mercedes: 'We decided to take a gamble on the medium tyres'

Although Red Bull Racing is finally equivalent or maybe even slightly faster than Mercedes this year, the team secured its first 1-2 of the year in qualifying. According to Andrew Shovlin, it however wasn't an easy session. On the Portimao circuit, there was a strong wind today, which made it difficult for the drivers to drive consistent laps. This was reflected in the varying lap times throughout the qualifying session. In the end, it was Valtteri Bottas who prevailed, with Lewis Hamilton in second place. "Valtteri has looked strong in challenging conditions all weekend, so it's a well-deserved result. It's also a strong result for the team to be on the front row of the grid with...
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