One of Toto Wolff’s two deputies in Japan, Bradley Lord, comments on Lewis Hamilton and George Russell’s ‘hard racing on a hard-racing track’.
George let his frustration be heard over the team radio several times during the Japanese GP. Afterwards, he played down the significance of his radio messages.
Lewis says he knew Mercedes’ call for him to slow down and give George DRS was not a good idea because he “needed to get as far clear ahead as possible”.
Lewis Hamilton, George Russell and Trackside Engineering Director Andrew Shovlin give their comments on the Japanese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton, P5, + 49.376s
George Russell, P7, + 57.659s
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”.