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Honda 'cannot believe' Mercedes' run of engine changes

Honda F1 technical director Toyoharu Tanabe admits to being baffled by the rate at which Mercedes is currently adding new engines to its pool of hardware and which is leading to grid penalties for its drivers. As Mercedes and Red Bull – and their star drivers – fiercely battle for the world championship, the German manufacturer has is doing its best to fend off the reliability issues that have impacted its power unit in the second half of the 2021 season. Valtteri Bottas was the recipient of new hardware in Monza, Sochi and Austin, enduring a grid demotion at each venue while Lewis Hamilton was assigned new ICE units in Turkey and again this weekend in Brazil. ©Mercedes Tanabe is...
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