Tech blog: Merc's passive DRS returns
While Mercedes won't use its Lotus-esque design in the Nurburgring race, its practice appearance bodes well for the rest of the season, writes Craig Scarborough
With development rates slowing as 2014 looms ever-larger, many Formula 1 teams are introducing the last of their major updates.
But amid vastly improved race performances, thanks to improved tyre management, Mercedes is in a far more competitive position than it once was, which gives it the chance to invest more heavily in this year's car to achieve a better championship finish.
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