Why Mercedes faces F1 'jeopardy'

Why Mercedes faces F1 'jeopardy'

Mercedes technical director James Allison guides the hands that have drawn Lewis Hamilton's last two title-winning cars, so F1 Racing's JAMES ROBERTS caught up with him to find out how tough it is to stay on top of Formula 1's relentless flow of innovation. Allison cautions us not to expect a seamless extension of the winning streak

A wintry mist hangs heavy as dawn breaks over one of Oxfordshire's many former Royal Air Force bases.

The first rays of sunlight unveil objects previously hidden in the gloom; a disused runway and hangars that once housed some of the most advanced fighter aircraft of their time. Inside a warehouse on the site of what was RAF Bicester are some of the greatest engineering creations of the past few years: they have wings, but they were not built for the skies.

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