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The magic bullet Mercedes might have found

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Mercedes has produced a perfect Formula 1 season so far in terms of race wins and there have been several theories expounded to explain this. After the team dominated again in France, our technical consultant thinks he's spotted a new reason.

The 2019 French Grand Prix is not one that will go down in the history books as a great race. Between the first half-lap and the final half-lap it was, to say the least, a bit of a non-event on a track that's about as interesting as driving across the Sahara Desert.

Mercedes locked out the front row for the sixth time this season and made it half-a-dozen one-two finishes. And I'm beginning to think that run of success owes something to a new tool it's given its drivers.

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