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Even more Mercedes staff heading to Red Bull

May 8 Another wave of Mercedes' engine staff are set to join six of their colleagues in defecting to the new Red Bull Powertrains project. Red Bull's Dr Helmut Marko claims Toto Wolff is attempting to stop the defections by offering to double the salaries to Mercedes' existing staff. Marko said he would 'certainly not' be trying to better those offers. 'I think they approached about a hundred engineers but were able to get only 15 of them,' Mercedes team boss Wolff said in Barcelona. Red Bull has already announced six forthcoming arrivals from Mercedes as the energy drink owned team takes over Honda's operations and sets up a new facility at its Milton Keynes base. 'The situation is what...
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