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2017-02-17 08:26

NEW RECRUIT: Mercedes F1 required the services of James Allison. Image: AP / Toru Takahashi

London - Mercedes has confirmed speculation it has snapped up former Ferrari technical boss James Allison.

Allison left Ferrari and Italy in 2016, following the sudden death of his UK-domiciled wife.

'Time away from the sport'

And his appointment at Brackley based Mercedes, starting on March 1, comes after Paddy Lowe's recent switch to Williams.
Allison said: "I am very excited to be getting back to work after this time away from the sport."

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