“Because ultimately, you still have to close the gap. Even us, we look at the 2022 car numbers compared to where we are, and if compared to where we are is X number of tenths slower to these guys, then we need to get that gap plus the gap to them.
“So I would not be too worried for them.”
Formula One presented a model in the paddock during the British Grand Prix weekend, with clear visual changes to the car’s exterior.
Speaking at the time, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff told Motorsport.com: “You need to look also in 2022 because unless you’re having some magic wand, you will be at a deficit next year.