F1: Mercedes to Introduce New Upgrades at Hungary and Spa

The 2024 British Grand Prix signifies Hamilton’s 104th victory, notable not just for his return to form but also for marking a crucial momentum shift at Mercedes.

By Divyam Dubey | on July 10, 2024 Follow us on Autox Google News

After back-to-back wins with their W15 car, Mercedes is bringing even more upgrades. Both Hamilton and Russell have won a race recently, and at the British Grand Prix, they even dominated qualifying. While Mercedes might not be the fastest in mixed conditions, their strategy helped them win at Silverstone. This victory proves their upgrades are working, and team boss Toto Wolff promises more are on the way before the summer break. The Hungarian Grand Prix in two weeks is set to see a big upgrade package for the Mercedes car. This could put them on par with McLaren and Red Bull, allowing them to fight for wins on any track in any weather. The success of these upgrades is important because if they work well, it could change the entire season. We might see a three-way battle for the championship all the way to the 2024 season finale.

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F1: The W15 Turn Around 

The Mercedes W15 performed exceptionally well at the British Grand Prix as Silverstone's smooth tarmac allowed for a low ride height and a stiff setup. The team also achieved great balance, making the car handle well through tricky corners like Vale and Club and providing strong traction on corner exits.

F1 Mercedes W15

Cool temperatures at Silverstone, similar to those in Canada, helped the W15 manage the power unit and tyre temperatures effectively. This allowed Mercedes to use a smoother engine cover without gills, improving aerodynamic efficiency.

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Looking ahead, Mercedes plans to introduce a significant upgrade package for the Hungarian Grand Prix. This could boost their performance to match Red Bull and McLaren, enabling them to consistently fight for race victories on various tracks and in different weather conditions.

The success of these upgrades will be crucial. If they work as expected, it could change the championship landscape, setting up a thrilling three-way battle for the top spot in the remaining races.


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