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Mercedes responds to accusations: “Red Bull sees ghosts”

Mercedes-motorsportbaas Toto Wolff © Mercedes F1 team

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff describes the markings that Red Bull sees on the rear wing of the Mercedes cars as ghosts.

Red Bull still questions the legality of Mercedes’ rear wing. According to Christian Horner, on the ends of the main plate, the main plane of the rear wing, there are clearly visible marks where it bends. There are also images showing a dull spot on the rear wing endplates.

On Saturday, ‘Motorsport’ asked Toto Wolff for a response about the images in question that Red Bull claims have markings on them, but he declined the question by stating that they see ghosts.

“I don’t know where they got that photo from or what it actually shows,” said Wolff. “It’s a ghost.”

The FIA ​​said it had carried out additional load tests after qualifying to make sure nothing illegal was going on. Christian Horner was pleased with the additional checks and also noted that Mercedes’ top speed is now more in line with Red Bull’s.

“At this track here, the power is less important and I think they just did a good job,” said Wolff. “Their top speed in straight line with the big wing is identical to ours. So yes, I’m glad they’re happy.”

“If we go to Saudi Arabia, we may hear some commentary again. I can no longer follow the debates that are being conducted or that have started.”

“We are struggling to keep up with commenting on the rumors being made from that side.”

When asked whether he thinks that a protest has now been averted, Wolff does not dare to answer with one hundred percent certainty.

“It could be, I don’t know what they’re up to. Like I said before, I can’t follow it, in a way I can’t follow the train of thought. It seems unpredictable.”

“But that’s okay. I don’t want to add any more fuel to the fire. We try to look at ourselves, try to do the best we can.”

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(F1journaal.be)

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