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Mercedes agrees wrong choice: 'We were overly optimistic'

Mercedes hoped to compete for the world title again this year after last season's title battle with Max Verstappen, but the German racing stable failed to do so. With the new regulations, Toto Wolff's team could not manage to stay at the top, forcing it to take a step back. However, Andrew Shovlin is confident that Mercedes will soon be able to improve, he told Motorsportweek.com. Article continues under ad At the beginning of the season, Mercedes suffered a lot of porpoising, which was to the detriment of the car's performance. It also fell short in other ways. "It has been a very interesting journey. I think we were overly optimistic in where we thought we could run the car,"...
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