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Williams open to breaking away from Mercedes engines for 2026

Article To news overview © RN365/Michael Potts Williams team boss James Vowles has revealed that the team are open to moving away from a Mercedes Formula 1 power unit supply for the 2026 season, when new technical regulations kick in. The Grove-based team have been supplied Mercedes power units since 2014, the start of the turbo-hybrid era, which powered them to numerous podium finishes across 2014-2015. With the performance difference across PU suppliers equalising in recent seasons, along with changes to the technical regulations happening in 2026, it is anticipated that some teams will switch suppliers after 2025. Audi will join the sport, and a power unit supply from Renault, Honda or...
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