Hamilton ‘not going to hold my breath’ over Mercedes F1 turnaround

After their competitive woes continued into 2023, Mercedes made fundamental changes to the design of their W14 challenger at the Monaco Grand Prix, where the team finally abandoned their unique and controversial ‘zeropod’ philosophy. Mercedes are planning a major overhaul - that was not possible during the season just gone due to cost cap restrictions - of their 2024 car as they look to cure their weaknesses and return to title-challenging ways. “We didn't have a North Star necessarily at the beginning of the year, knowing exactly where we needed to work towards,” Hamilton told BBC Sport. “And it's been kind of a…

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