Mercedes braced for “very difficult” Baku F1 qualifying

Mercedes slumped to its worst result of the season in Monaco two weeks ago as Lewis Hamilton could only finish seventh, while teammate Valtteri Bottas retired due to a wheel nut issue.
The team had failed to compete with Red Bull and Ferrari for much of the weekend, with Hamilton in particular struggling to get his tyres in the right window around the tight Monaco layout.
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