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The reasons behind the McLaren-Mercedes reunion

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The reasons behind the McLaren-Mercedes reunion
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Sep 29, 2019, 9:31 AM

McLaren has decided to be supplied by Mercedes again from 2021, seven years after its then supremo declared a customer deal would never give it the same engine performance as the works team. Is this really the move McLaren needs to make it a force in F1 again?

The McLaren-Mercedes combination will return to Formula 1 in 2021 after a six-year break, in an unlikely reunion that fans never thought they'd see again.

Nevertheless the deal is somewhat unexpected, given that Renault has made solid progress with its power unit over the past couple of years and, as sole customer, McLaren appeared to be in a good position.

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