Lewis Hamilton not satisfied with the behavior Mercedes W13 after two days of testing in Bahrain. He does not attribute it to the new aerodynamic
Lewis Hamilton not satisfied with the behavior Mercedes W13 after two days of testing in Bahrain. He does not attribute it to the new aerodynamic package, without pontoonspoints to the harsh conditions of the circuit (wind, dust, heat…) and to the peculiarities of this new generation of F1 cars, heavier. “It’s tough out there, there’s wind and it changed throughout the day. It’s tough. You see it on the ‘on-board’ cameras, rebounds, potholes… I’m not very happy at the moment. Wind, pouringwhich is worse here… that’s why we worked on different scenarios to try to maintain the downforce without having the rebound. Some have done better.”
Russell, his partner, pointed to Ferrari as favorites, and Sainz cleared: “We see what Mercedes does according to the GPS and… I better keep quietBut Hamilton responded to the Madrid native’s comment with humor: “It would be great if we faked the oversteer and this difficult driving, on purpose, to hide our car. It is not the case. We have things that need to be resolved. But maybe next week we’ll have a good idea.” The seven-time English champion predicts “a double for Ferrari, or Red Bull”, if a grand prix were held right now. Meanwhile, for the last day Red Bull receives a package of improvements that Verstappen and Checo will release.