Mercedes has the opportunity to win their third consecutive Brazilian Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton winning in 2021 and George Russell winning in 2022, as they compete against Ferrari for P2 in the constructors’ championship and against Sergio Perez for P2 in the drivers’ championship, with a 22-point gap to Ferrari and a 20-point gap to Perez.
‣ Mercedes can win three consecutive Brazilian Grands Prix
‣ Mercedes is in a battle for P2 in the constructors’ championship with Ferrari and in the drivers’ championship with Sergio Perez
‣ Toto Wolff is focused on winning the battle for second place in the constructors’ championship
‣ Mercedes has fond memories of Brazil and hopes to put on a good show for the fans
Mercedes is aiming to secure their third consecutive victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix this year. Lewis Hamilton won the race in 2021, while his teammate George Russell emerged victorious in 2022. Team principal Toto Wolff reflects on these successes, describing them as “good memories” and looks ahead to the upcoming race in Brazil and the subsequent two race weekends.
The team finds themselves in a fierce battle for second place in both the constructors’ championship against Ferrari and in the drivers’ championship against Sergio Perez. Mercedes is the defending side in their battle with Ferrari, as they currently hold a 22-point advantage. With three races left, the team will be determined to maintain this lead. On the other hand, they are also fighting to secure second place in the drivers’ championship, with Perez currently holding a 20-point advantage over Hamilton.
Wolff acknowledges that the competition will be tough in Brazil and emphasizes the importance of arriving with a strong performance. He states, “We know we’ve taken a good step forward in recent races, but Mexico showed the W14 can still prove tricky to master.” Despite the challenges, Wolff remains optimistic and hopes that they can put on a good show for the passionate F1 fans in Brazil.
Looking back on their previous triumphs at the Brazilian Grand Prix, Wolff expresses his fondness for the country and the enthusiastic reception they receive from the fans. He concludes, “Hopefully our package will run well there, and we can put on a good show for everyone.”
In conclusion, Mercedes is aiming for a hat-trick of victories at the Brazilian Grand Prix and remains focused on their battles for P2 in both the constructors’ and drivers’ championships. While they acknowledge the challenges they may face, the team is determined to perform well and provide an exciting spectacle for the passionate fans in Brazil.