This Briton struggled in the qualifications in Spain in relation to his teammate.
Mercedes has prepared new parts for its W13, which has largely solved the problem of bouncing, thus improving the performance of the car. This has allowed George Russell and Lewis Hamilton to get closer to the leaders but there is still a certain backlog.
“We had the best racing pace yesterday, so that means we might be able to compete with Ferrari.” Hamilton told . “I wanted to place better and George is ahead of me. I have to keep pushing. ”
He praised the work of the team that managed to prepare improvements for both cars.
“The team did an amazing job. Many thanks to all of them who constantly give their best in the factory, so because of them we no longer jump in the right direction, which is a great progress for us. ” added the Mercedes driver.