Pre-season screening at the Circuit de Catalunya exposed that the 3 groups were extremely close, although Mercedes are when again anticipated to have the edge.
Mercedes have actually won the last 4 manufacturers’ titles while Lewis Hamilton has actually been crowned chauffeurs’ champ 3 times and Nico Rosberg as soon as because duration.
” We’re delighted to go racing once again,” Wolff stated. “Last year, the competitors was really close and there was no minute where we might pay for to unwind.
” Ferrari set up an extremely difficult battle and we had a correct fight in between silver and red. This year assures to bring an amazing three-way battle in between us, Ferrari and Red Bull.
” Both our motorists appear fairly delighted with our brand-new automobile, however it stays yet to be seen how well it carries out when driven in anger. The decrease in the variety of power system parts indicates that dependability will once again play an essential function in 2018.”