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Just two races into the 2019 Formula 1 season, every team has encountered specific problems they must cure if they are to succeed. But that could actually be a good thing for the competitive order
Whether it was collective sympathy for Charles Leclerc losing what would have been a maiden Formula 1 win to a dropped cylinder, or a bit of fatigue after a fairly brutal month travelling from Barcelona to Melbourne and on to Bahrain, the paddock at Sakhir on Sunday night felt flat.
Yes, some people were pretty chuffed with their evening's work - Mercedes celebrated its unexpected win and Zak Brown bounded down to the TV pen to congratulate Lando Norris for his first F1 points - but elsewhere smiles were hard to find.
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