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McLaren identified chassis crack after Ricciardo power loss DNF

McLaren says that it identified a crack in Daniel Ricciardo's chassis that may have caused the Aussie's sudden power loss and subsequent retirement from the Sao Paulo Grand Prix. From eleventh on the grid, Ricciardo gained a position at the start of Sunday's event and was racing comfortably among the top ten when his race was undermined after 50 laps by a power loss. A reliability issue came to mind in the McLaren camp given the multiple power unit changes undertaken recently by Mercedes and its engine customers. But a more in-depth investigation by McLaren revealed another potential cause for the sudden power los. "We had a power loss on track, and in the initial investigation we...
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