Formula 1 could find itself mired in controversy if the FIA’s efforts to tackle porpoising are not fully transparent, Mercedes have warned.
Lewis Hamilton says raising his car’s ride height is not the simple solution to porpoising drivers such as Max Verstappen claim it is.
Lewis Hamilton will conduct another set-up experiment for Mercedes at this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix as the team strives to solve the problems with its W13.
Lewis Hamilton though his seat had gone cold during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix because the pain in his back had caused numbness.
Lewis Hamilton has moved to quell speculation he could miss this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix after he experienced severe back pain during yesterday’s race.
Mercedes expect to have a better idea what the best long-term solution for their car problems is after next week’s Canadian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton has not been able to match the pace of team mate George Russell over the last three races due to experiments Mercedes have performed on their cars, according to team principal Toto Wolff.
Mercedes’ porpoising is so severe the team’s physiotherapists are not always able to ease the pain their drivers feel after driving the car.
Lewis Hamilton admitted practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix left him feeling “sore” after Mercedes’s porpoising problem returned on the long straights of Baku.
George Russell revealed he struck the inside wall at the Nouvelle Chicane during his final lap in Q3 which put him sixth on the grid.
Following their breakthrough performance in the Spanish Grand Prix, Mercedes are not convinced they will be as strong at the next round on the calendar in Monaco.
George Russell says he didn’t get the best out of the updated Mercedes after qualifying fourth on the grid.
Mercedes say their Spanish Grand Prix update has clearly improved their W13, but the team is not yet sure whether it will stick with its current car concept.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff believes the return to a track the team has run at already this year will help them make further gains with their troublesome car.
Mercedes aren’t about to give up on their chosen design direction with their 2022 car despite their poor start to the season, says team principal Toto Wolff.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says that the reigning eight time constructors’ champions can no longer consider themselves among the title contenders in 2022.
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Lewis Hamilton described George Russell as “naturally incredibly talented, very, very focussed” and “very genuine” ahead of their first race as team mates.
Lewis Hamilton doubts Mercedes will bounce back from their troubled start to the season in testing as easily as they did last year.
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