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Mercedes: Hamilton DRS exclusion in Brazil caused by 'loose screws'

Mercedes has revealed that two loose screws on Lewis Hamilton's rear wing led to the element failing its DRS test in Brazil which triggered the Briton's exclusion from qualifying. In the post-qualifying check by F1 technical delegate Jo Bauer, it was noted that the gap between the two rear wing lower and upper planes exceeded at one point the authorized maximum 85mm when DRS was open. Bauer subsequently referred the transgression to the stewards who later rules on car #44's exclusion from the qualifying results. Mercedes was initially at a loss to understand the discrepancy, but the Brackley squad conducted its own investigation into the failure after it received the rear wing back from...
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