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Wolff: 'We hope to regain momentum we had before Singapore'

Wolff: 'We hope to regain momentum we had before Singapore'

05-10-2022 12:45 Last update: 17:02


Mercedes travel to Japan for the Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit with the bitter aftertaste of the Singapore GP. Team boss Toto Wolff hopes the team will get back into the rhythm it had before last week.

Wolff not expecting much from qualifying in Japan

It was a difficult weekend for Mercedes, which seemed very fast during qualifying with Lewis Hamilton, but could not convert that into good points during the race on Sunday. George Russell also had a bad weekend in addition. Still, Wolff saw positives in Singapore and thinks the W13 was quite fast in the open. How much there were many learning points, Wolff also thinks it is going to be difficult to come out very strong in Japan.

In the Mercedes preview for the weekend, Wolff says: "Our target is to rebuild the momentum we had before Singapore and capitalise on the positive underlying performance of the car. There are still five opportunities to score good points and end the year strongly. Suzuka will give our package some challenges, and it will be hard to repeat the qualifying performance we saw in Singapore - but I hope that will be balanced out with a stronger Sunday afternoon."

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