How F1 2016 would've gone without Mercedes

How F1 2016 would've gone without Mercedes

Imagine Mercedes was barred from the 2016 Formula 1 season under 'anti-dominance' regulations. Would it have been a more exciting season or would another team have proved just as unstoppable?

The appeals were expensive and arduous, but in the end Mercedes lost - again. After being thrown out of the 2015 Formula 1 world championship for contravening the FIA's new 'anti-dominance' regulations, Mercedes tried desperately to get itself reinstated for 2016.

To no avail. The W07 was deemed potentially even more superior than its predecessor during pre-season testing, and despite much legal wrangling Mercedes was banned from F1 for another year ahead of the first race in Australia.

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