Mercedes “confused” by race pace delta to leading F1 teams

For much of this season, the trend has been a big gap in qualifying between Mercedes and its rivals, and then a much closer comparison in the race.
That continued in France, where the quickest W13 of Lewis Hamilton was 0.9s off pole man Charles Leclerc in fourth place, while race pace has looked much more encouraging.
Russell himself qualified sixth at Paul Ricard, behind the McLaren of …Keep reading