Mercedes are Desperate to Take the Fight to Ferrari

Published 02/26/2019, 5:39 AM EST


With Ferrari dominating in the first pre-season test, Mercedes are now feeling threatened. As the second test gets underway in Barcelona, the Brackley team flew in a whole slew of upgrades.

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Some of these changes include upgrades to the nose, front wing, floor, sidepods and t-wing to name a few.

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It certainly looks like Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton are serious about taking their 6th title. The W10’s nose looks vastly different from before and other additions have been made to the car.

So the big question is, are these little alterations the key for Mercedes to unlock the W10‘s full potential, or do Ferrari have an ace up their sleeve?

Also, do no discount the Red Bull duo of Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly from springing a surprise.

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Dhruv George

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Dhruv George is a senior Formula One and NASCAR analyst for EssentiallySports, having authored nearly 12000 articles spanning different sports like F1, NASCAR, Tennis, NFL, and eSports. He graduated with a PG Diploma in Journalism from the Xavier Institute of Communications. Dhruv has also conducted interviews with F1 driver Pierre Gasly and Moto2 rider Tony Arbolino.

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