You have to keep in mind how experimental everything they use is. Alot of racing is just testing. There are always periods of domination. They just switched drivers that always takes time for crew and racers and the car to all get into sync. They have had trouble with their tires not doing what they are supposed to, etc.
There is a million and one factors that determine to wins. With all of the recent race changes teams are having to change all of their stratagies and such.
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