Mercedes Technical Director James Allison says the team decided against taking a “conservative approach” with their 2020 car development.
Mattia Binotto, Adrian Newey, Alan Permane, Daniel Ricciardo and Andreas Seidl give their opinions on Mercedes’ DAS system.
Mercedes released a video of Technical Director James Allison ‘explaining’ its 2020 car – the Mercedes-AMG F1 W11 EQ Performance.
Motorsport.com reports that the electrical issues encountered by Mercedes on day 2 of testing were more serious than originally thought
F1 managing director Ross Brawn says Hamilton “will deserve the seventh title” and points out some differences between him and Schumacher.
Mercedes Team Principal Toto Wolff says he wasn’t convinced the Dual Axis Steering system would be practical for drivers to use.
Valtteri Bottas has been driving for Mercedes on a year-by-year basis since 2017. The Finn hopes his contract will be extended earlier than last year.
At the post-testing press conference Lewis Hamilton said he hasn’t seen an increase in diversity in F1 since he entered the sport.
Although the FIA confirmed that Mercedes’ new steering system – DAS will not be legal in 2021, the question still remains about its 2020 status.
The first week of pre-season testing is behind us and Mercedes is off to a good start. Here are the combined times and mileage from Week 1.