Wolff: “We were faster than Sainz and Verstappen” – F1 Team – Formula 1

platform Canadian Grand Prix Welcome back to the top three Lewis Hamiltonfor the second time in the top three this season after the third place conquered in Bahrain. Also in this case, the British Mercedes driver returned to the third division of the podium, directly in front of his teammate George Russell, in turn within the top five for the ninth time in a row, that is, in all the contested races so far. .

A positive result for the world champion team, but it does not satisfy the entire team manager Toto Wolff. Austrian director, who met him Sky Sports At the end of the grand prix he actually highlighted W13 pace as one of the most positive elements of the Canadian weekend, pointing to other aspects that still need to be perfected in light of the next stage at Silverstone, in Hamilton. home race: “Today we showed a certain pace – Wolf explained – We used different levels of aerodynamic resistance. George opted for more downforce in yesterday’s rain, but he was still able to overtake as he can be effective when braking at the casino turn. On the other hand, Lewis had a lighter wing, and with the new asphalt the car suffered less stiffness, especially at the first turn. before the safety car, We were faster than Sainz and Verstappen.

but – he added – It was just a matter of a few laps. I don’t think we’re back, but we have to Continue work on the development of the device. It was too low to the ground, which still isn’t good. We have to develop the car in a different window than we had. We have set a direction for development, but the problem is ours and it is up to us to solve it.”

FP | Alessandro Prada

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