Toto Wolff jokes Mercedes ‘will make an offer to every track’ to help Lewis Hamilton

TOTO WOLFF has jokingly warned Mercedes will lay tarmac in a bid to make their automobile extra aggressive.

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Toto Wolff has joked Mercedes will provide to put new asphalt throughout each monitor on the calendar in a bid to assist Lewis Hamilton this season. It got here after the Mercedes group principal claimed their automobile carried out higher at circuits the place the floor had just lately been relayed.

Chatting with Sky Sports activities, he mentioned: “You possibly can see on the hairpin the place they put new asphalt in there, that’s the place we endure much less from the stiffness of the automobile, which is the primary drawback. Properly, to begin with, we’re going to diversify our enterprise, we’re going into the asphalt laying enterprise, we’re going to purchase some machines, go to all of the tracks and provide them a brand new layer of asphalt. I feel it might be well-invested cash.”

His concept may clarify why Mercedes have struggled throughout avenue circuits this season with the group notably struggling in Saudi Arabia, Monaco and Azerbaijan. These bumpy tracks appeared to worsen the group’s bouncing points, culminating in Hamilton being left in extreme ache after the race in Baku.

Wolff’s suggestion could increase recent hope for Mercedes’ probabilities of securing a powerful end result on the British Grand Prix. The Silverstone monitor was utterly relayed in 2019 which ought to minimise the bumps and Mercedes points.

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Toto Wolff jokes Mercedes 'will make an offer to every track' to help Lewis Hamilton

Toto Wolff has joked Mercedes will lay new tarnac to assist Lewis Hamilton (Picture: Getty / Sky Sports activities F1)

The championship’s run of avenue races can be at an finish with everlasting tracks making up the subsequent seven occasions. The Silver Arrows appeared extra aggressive in Montreal as Lewis Hamilton and George Russell equalled the group’s greatest end result.

Hamilton’s third-placed end was solely his second podium of the season as Mercedes appeared nearer to the tempo of the Ferrari and Crimson Bull’s After the race, Wolff claimed Hamilton needs to be “cautious” to not get too carried away after his Canada podium.


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Toto Wolff jokes Mercedes 'will make an offer to every track' to help Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton secured a podium in Montreal (Picture: Getty)

However, the Austrian did seem somewhat extra optimistic, suggesting the group has now discovered a “growth path” for the automobile because it seems to search out extra efficiency. He defined: “The way in which ahead I feel we simply need to develop the automobile in a distinct window that we had. We had been having it actually low on the bottom and it does not perform.

“Now we have growth path, we did not get it proper in lots of areas however we owned the issue and we have to repair it.”


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