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Mercedes picked 'good circuit' for Hamilton's engine change

Article To news overview © Mercedes Mercedes Trackside Engineering Director Andrew Shovlin praised the team's calculated gamble to fit Lewis Hamilton's car with a new engine at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix. Hamilton took on a fifth Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) ahead of qualifying. As a result, he was hit with a five place-grid penalty for Sunday's Grand Prix, which he went on to win despite starting down in P10. Although Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said on Friday that the change was made due to worries over a loss of power, Shovlin has now indicated that this didn't factor into their decision in Brazil. "There wasn't a technical reason to change, as in we didn't think that we were at...
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