Toto Wolff hoping for a "cold and wet" British Grand Prix

07-07-2019 14:22
by Louis Shaw
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Toto Wolff hoping for a cold and wet British Grand Prix

After Mercedes' issues with overheating at the Austrian Grand Prix, team boss Toto Wolff is hoping for a "cold and wet" British Grand Prix to allow his team the best opportunity to get back onto the top of the podium. The Silver Arrows have been the team to beat so far this season and will hope to get back to winning ways after a poor performance last time around. 

"We just tried to survive and to cool everything properly," Wolff said to Auto Bild

"We have already opened the disguise as far as it went. The only chance to get the temperatures down was Lift-and-Coast. So, before the breaking point, you should go off the accelerator and let the car roll. The engine is thus spared.

"It is clear that we have to fix our cooling problems for the upcoming hot European races," emphasizes Wolff.

It is thought that temperatures over 28c are when Mercedes start to have their overheating issues and therefore the team will hope for a "cold and rainy" Silverstone next weekend. 

If the team have similar issues as in Austria then it should be an exciting Grand Prix with one of the other teams more likely to get a win. 

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