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2014-04-15 07:45

TIME TO SAY GOODBYE: Mercedes technical director Bob Bell called it quits after three years with the team. Image: Mercedes

BRACKLEY, England — Mercedes said its technical director will leave the team at the end of the 2014 Formula 1 season.

The team says Bob Bell resigned in December 2013 but will not leave until November 2014 to pursue "new challenges outside the company."

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Bell's responsibilities will then be assumed by executive director Paddy Lowe, with Mercedes saying it will "stream its technical organisation."

Bell spent 10 years at Renault as technical director before joining Mercedes in 2011.

After three races, Mercedes leads the Constructors' championship, and team mates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton are the leading Drivers'.
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