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What would Mercedes F1's future look like without Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff?

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Race winner Lewis Hamilton celebrates the 7th consecutive F1 constructor's championship with Toto Wolff in parc ferme during the F1 Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna.
Race winner Lewis Hamilton celebrates the 7th consecutive F1 constructor's championship with Toto Wolff in parc ferme during the F1 Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna.
Dan Istitene

As Lewis Hamilton will most certainly cruise to his seventh world championship driver's title this weekend – to complement the constructor's crown earned for Mercedes at Imola two weekends ago – there's no doubt that such devastating dominance is as unprecedented as it has been unstoppable.

From changes in aerodynamics regulations, car width and tyre sizes to a ban on engine modes, nothing thrown by the rulebook or any of its rivals since 2014 has been able to derail the Mercedes steamroller – seemingly with zero prospect of that changing any time soon.

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