Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Mercedes Style, Driver Dieting and More

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Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Mercedes Style, Driver Dieting and More
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With Formula One still on a high following that stunning Bahrain Grand Prix, race winners Mercedes have given themselves a well-earned pat on the back for allowing Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to race for the win in Sakhir.

Away from the track, however, things are a little more serious. The news that Jean-Eric Vergne recently had a trip to hospital due to extreme dieting has reopened concerns about F1’s weight limit and driver safety, but these are still not enough to drown out the noisy hullabaloo surrounding the quiet 2014 power units.

One team that was expected to take advantage of the new regulations was Williams, but after three races without a podium following an impressive pre-season, deputy team principal Claire Williams has been explaining why her family business has so far been unable to convert potential into solid points.

Here’s this week’s roundup.  

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