Mercedes will introduce “minor upgrades” onto their W10 car at this weekend’s Japanese GP, as they bid to counter Ferrari’s strong form and take steps closer to F1’s world titles.
On the weekend in which they could secure a sixth successive Constructors’ Championship by delivering a strong result, Mercedes have confirmed some development parts will be added to their car for Suzuka – one of the sport’s most flowing and downforce-critical circuits.
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Mercedes ultimately ended Ferrari’s three-race winning run with a one-two in Russia, with team boss Toto Wolff saying they “made the most of our opportunities and both Lewis (Hamilton) and Valtteri (Bottas) drove flawlessly”.