Lewis Hamilton, P5, + 49.376s
George Russell, P7, + 57.659s
MERCEDES F1 NEWS
One of Toto Wolff’s two deputies in Japan, Bradley Lord, says it’s clear “where we have got to work and the ground we have to make up over the winter”.
After the FIA admitted they made a mistake by not penalizing Max Verstappen at Singapore GP Qualifying, Lewis suggests they should start using AI.
After qualifying directly behind Carlos Sainz, Lewis gave his thoughts on whether Mercedes can take the fight to Ferrari at the Japanese GP.
Mercedes’ Trackside Engineerig Director Andrew Shovlin says the 2024 car “will be different”, and the team has made “a lot of changes to it”.
Lewis Hamilton says “it’s 100 percent clear” that Mercedes problem is its car “concept”, and the team has to “make sure we change that for next year”.
Lewis Hamilton says it is not his “job to design the car”, but he’s “hopeful” the team will “do the job, but it is going to take real changes real quick”.
Lewis Hamilton, George Russell and Andrew Shovlin give their comments on the 2023 Japanese Grand Prix Qualifying.
Lewis Hamilton, P7, 1m29.908s
George Russell, P8, 1m30.219s
Lewis Hamilton, P7, 1m31.159s
George Russell, P8, 1m31.505s