In the round-up: Valtteri Bottas said he could feel the benefit from Mercedes's latest upgrade after Friday's practice at Suzuka.

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What they say

Mercedes are running new sidepod wings at Suzuka, which Botta believes are already making a noticeable difference.

We still need to remember it's just under practice.

But I'm happy with the car, so that's always a very nice feeling. We can just push the car even further than before.

Sunday is going to be close to the quali and race.

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