Brundle’s alarming Mercedes F1 verdict: ‘Frustrated, confused and surviving’

Despite bringing a fairly sizeable upgrade to their underperforming and revised W14 car, Mercedes failed to take a notable step forward in competitiveness across the Belgian Grand Prix weekend. Lewis Hamilton finished fourth in Sunday’s grand prix while teammate George Russell came home sixth, with the Mercedes duo split by Fernando Alonso’s Aston Martin. “They will be very frustrated. Their car is on a knife-edge to set up, to understand, to drive,” Brundle said on Sky’s coverage. “Then they suddenly promise a great result, get something special then go to the next race with upgrades, and fall off the pace."I would imagine they…

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