Mercedes to go full throttle to claim championship
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says they will keep their “foot on the throttle” to win the 2019 Formula 1 championship, with the title in sight with just five races remaining on the calendar.
Since the summer break, Ferrari have took the most wins, and the plaudits, after claiming victories in Belgium, Italy, and Singapore. Mercedes bounced back with a win in Russia through Lewis Hamilton, and Wolff wants to use that to catalyse a run of form which will take them to the constructors’ championship.
"Claiming a 1-2 in Sochi after three races without a win was a great feeling," Wolff said when previewing this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix.
"We delivered a strong race in Russia, made the most of our opportunities and both Lewis and Valtteri drove flawlessly.
"We brought home 44 points, built the gap in both championships and are highly motivated to keep our foot on the throttle for the remaining five races.
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