Mercedes replaced Bottas and Hamilton's water pump

Mercedes replaced Bottas and Hamilton's water pump

Mercedes changed the water pump on the engine of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas before the race.

As Mercedes started working on car on Sunday morning, team found a leak in Bottas' car. It turned out that this leak was actually on Saturday. The car's gearbox was then removed and the water pump was changed.

A similar problem was observed in Hamilton's vehicle after the data were examined. The team also changed Hamilton's water pump for prevention.

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However, since the old version will be fitted with a water pump, the two drivers will not receive any penalty as required by the rules.

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