Secret Mechanic: Failures will gnaw at Mercedes

Secret Mechanic: Failures will gnaw at Mercedes

Mercedes has blown away its rivals on pace this year - but that's just as well given its poor reliability record. THE SECRET MECHANIC explains the toll this will be taking in the garage

This year's Formula 1 cars are truly complex pieces of kit. The technology's impressive and, speaking as a mechanic, that's one of the things that makes working in this sport such a privilege.

To be at the cutting edge of technological advancement, to be there when some of the most inventive and ingenious ideas are brought to life, is the reason many of us got involved in the first place.

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