Is Mercedes nonetheless the most effective workforce in F1?

When the Mercedes F1 workforce got here into Bahrain testing, they have been all around the headlines. The champions of the V6 Hybrid Period, successful the Constructors Championship each single 12 months from 2014 by way of 2021, appeared to have been dethroned.

Bringing in a proficient younger maestro in George Russell to hitch forces with seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton appeared to make for the most effective driver pair on the grid. Nevertheless, it stands to be a protracted 12 months for them as, for the primary time in a very long time, they must battle their technique to the highest.

Mercedes’ excellence lies of their consistency

Mercedes are the one workforce that has completed each race of the season with no single DNF. They’re undoubtedly slower than the entrance runners Purple Bull and Ferrari, however each Purple Bull and Ferrari have suffered a number of DNFs all through the course of the season.

George Russell has been lauded as Mr. Consistency by the F1 neighborhood, merely due to his distinctive driving. He hasn’t completed a single race decrease than P5 this season. Lewis Hamilton, however, has scored two podiums for the workforce and completed within the factors in each race apart from the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton scored his second podium of the 12 months on the latest Canadian Grand PrixGeorge Russell's maiden podium for Mercedes got here on the Australian Grand PrixThe Bahrain Grand Prix was a catastrophe for Purple Bull, as each automobiles didn't end the race

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Purely from a consistency-based standpoint, Mercedes have confirmed to be the most effective workforce on the grid for the higher a part of the season thus far. So far as what is going to change over the summer time break is but to be seen. Mercedes will look to proceed their type of their dwelling race on the British Grand Prix beginning July 1st.

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