Stop undermining achievement in F1

Stop undermining achievement in F1

Everyone is quick to dismiss what Mercedes has achieved. But EDD STRAW highlights just how difficult it is to get into such a good position in Formula 1

When teams dominate, as Mercedes does today and Red Bull did before, everything looks so easy to the point where they get little credit. So much so that often the team excelling is the victim of criticism.

After all, Mercedes has had a car with a clear performance advantage so pronounced over the past 29 races, that it's easy for astonishment at the quintet it didn't win to override respect for how much it has achieved.

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