Fernando Alonso says he believes Mercedes’ DAS system won’t be “a big factor” when it comes to lap time, but does send a powerful message.
Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff says it’s hard to “interpret the lap times” in testing and determine which team has the fastest car.
Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas and Mercedes Technical Director James Allison give their comments on the first day of Week 2 of testing.
The first day of the second pre-season test is behind us. In the afternoon Mercedes had Valtteri Bottas behind the wheel.
Former F1 driver Mark Webber says Mercedes will be tough to beat in 2020, especially with “tenacious” Lewis Hamilton behind the wheel.
George Russell says Mercedes has “loads of things” like DAS on their car, while Lando Norris thought he was “seeing things”.
The first half of the first day of the second pre-season test is behind us. In the morning Mercedes had Lewis Hamilton behind the wheel.
2009 F1 champion Jenson Button says the UK wants Hamilton to win his seventh world title, but doesn’t want it to be “a walk in the park”.
2020 pre-season testing takes place from 19th-21st and 26th-28th February. Mercedes will be revealing its driver line-up on a daily basis.
Red Bull’s Alex Albon says other F1 teams would have found out about Mercedes’ DAS system, even if it wasn’t made public.