Mercedes He finished the three preseason tests with many doubts due to his reliability problems and the lack of balance in his car. Many consider that the set of Brackley played to the distraction and they have not given importance to these setbacks, sure that in the first appointment of the campaign, this weekend in Bahrain, the champion team will continue to fight for everything. Mercedes He said after the tests that Red bull he was the favorite to win the first race and it was up to them to improve. Believable or not, Toto Wolff continued with this speech, highlighting the need for his team to react to this weekend.
“It seems we have spent quite a bit of time in Bahrain recently and with mixed luck. Overall, it was a tough three days of testing for us. The W12 was not as stable or predictable as the cars of some of our rivals. Red Bull looked strong on both the long and short runs, but as always with testing, it’s hard to be sure of actual performance. “said the Austrian in a statement issued by the team.
“We must demonstrate our ability to react. Since the test ended, we lowered our heads and began to discover how we can return to Bahrain in shape, stronger ”he added.
“While these cars share some parts of their predecessors, there have also been significant rule changes to be interpreted and overcome. We have also had to change the way we work in response to the budget cap (introduced this year). But, as we have discovered before, it is from the difficult moments that we learn the most, ”added Wolff.
“The greatest strength of this team is our people and our values., and after a tough test, I know we can fight back stronger. I am looking forward to starting this exciting new season, to see the progress we can make and how we are doing in Bahrain, ”he concluded.