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Horner: Mercedes engine reliability issues 'very unusual'

Christian Horner admitted to being surprised by the recent engine reliability issues encountered by Mercedes and that could end up deciding the outcome of Red Bull's championship battle with its rival. As the two teams fiercely fight for supremacy ahead of the final leg of the 2021 season, Mercedes appears to be pushing the boundaries of its power unit's potential to try and secure an advantage. But in doing so, the German manufacturer is also putting its unit on the fringes of reliability, with issues creeping in that threaten a costly DNF for championship contender Lewis Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas. The Finn was handed new units in Italy and in Russia, while Hamilton took on a...
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