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Two of Formula 1's biggest teams have been in a spiral of decline. Unless they adapt to the changes in F1, they risk being left behind for good.
It seems hard to believe that once mighty powerhouses Williams and McLaren have fallen so hard this year. Both teams, which have collectively amassed 296 Formula 1 wins and 17 constructors' titles between them, had come into 2018 expecting some form of resurrection.
McLaren's switch to Renault engines, and Williams's first car under ex-Mercedes technical chief Paddy Lowe, were expected to re-establish these teams towards the front of the grid.
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