Mercedes chief technical officer James Allison has said that the team need to provide seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton and his team-mate George Russell with better equipment so that they can challenge for race wins and titles.
“Lewis has proved seven times that he’s world championship material. And he was the highest-scoring non-Red Bull driver this year.
“George has made one or two errors in the year but equally you’ve seen very strong performances from him in a number of races this year. It’s been quite a good learning experience for him in his second season with us.
“I’m certain that both men with the right equipment could both be world champions if they fought hard and well enough.”
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