Reviews: Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff: "We can win that"

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George Russell im Mercedes W13 im Qualifying in Ungarn 2022 © Motorsport Images George Russell in the Mercedes W13 in qualifying in Hungary 2022

Mercedes is in the front of the Formula 1 starting time, for the first time in the 2022 season And on a racetrack on which overtaking is classified as "difficult or impossible". So how do the chances for pole man George Russell at the Grand Prix of Hungary ( follow the race here in the Formula 1 live ticker! ) on Hungaroring at Budapest?

team boss Toto Wolff is confident and says at 'Sky': "I think if he has the pace, you can also win. Driving solid races with good pit stops, then yes, why not? We can win that. "

He is particularly pleased about

the outstanding qualifying performance of Russell , "because [on Saturday] we would have thought that [we were] happy to come to the first six," said Wolff. "Now we are on the pole. We have not fought for victories this year, but I guess George will be highly motivated and Lewis [Hamilton] as well."

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Why the result is surprising for Mercedes

for the entire team, the performance over a quick round is a "big surprise", admits Wolff. That is why he immediately initiated corresponding measures: "I told the engineers that they should write down everything we did, that we don't forget that. Everything, every single step."

Whether the latest set-up experiments on the Mercedes W13 could have contributed to the Hungarian success? Wolff thinks this is possible and says: "Sometimes you really have to put the car so badly that you see what doesn't work at all, and then you can hit the other direction. We did that. You can see it too."

He generally recognizes "uncanny fluctuations" in the form of the individual teams, says Wolff and refers to Ferrari: "They [on Friday] one second faster than everyone else. But from Q1 [on Saturday] they are somehow not in that Passed. " Which could also be related to the significantly cooler temperatures compared to Friday.

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maybe World Cup chances for Mercedes?

and maybe such a chance for Mercedes, but still to intervene in the World Cup title fight. Does team boss Wolff believe that his team can still play a role in 2022?

He has not excluded it yet. Now he says: "It is very difficult to say because we have such a big point behind Max [Verstappen] like everyone else."

"But you can see how fast it can go. So we never give up. We only doubt, commute between depression and euphoria. This makes this sport so hard and on the other hand so exciting." Then a crucial sentence falls: "If we win on Sunday, I don't rule out anything."

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