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Bottas hopes he's seen the last of Mercedes engine penalties

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas is hopeful he'll be spared another engine penalty during the final leg of the season after he endured in Austin his third grid demotion in four races. Bottas was the recipient of new engines in Italy and in Russia, with Mercedes executing precautionary replacements due to concerns over the reliability of its power unit. The Finn enjoyed a clean race in Turkey where he clinched his 10th career win in F1. But ahead of last weekend's US Grand Prix, engine worries compelled Mercedes to add a sixth ICE to Bottas' pool of hardware, a change that set him back five spots on the grid on race day which he concluded P6. The Finn now has two health Mercedes units to rely on...
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