Mercedes’ Upgrades Geared Towards Pleasing Lewis Hamilton as Surprising Pace Emerges – F1 News Round-Up
Big stories from the British Grand Prix weekend at Silverstone
The British Grand Prix weekend at Silverstone kicked off with a flurry of Formula 1 news on Friday, including updates from Mercedes, insights from Jenson Button, a warning from Guenther Steiner, and some setbacks for Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. Here are the highlights from the day:
Mercedes Focuses on Lewis Hamilton’s Driving Style with W14 Upgrades Andrew Shovlin, Mercedes’ trackside engineering director, revealed that the upgrades implemented on the W14 car are partially intended to cater to Lewis Hamilton’s driving style. Shovlin explained that finding the right balance between enhancing Hamilton’s driving style and avoiding any hindrance is crucial, especially considering the limited time available for setup adjustments during sprint races.