How Mercedes turned another 'diva' into a star

How Mercedes turned another 'diva' into a star

JAKE BOXALL-LEGGE gets under the skin of the car that powered Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes to a 2018 championship double

"A bit of a diva" was Toto Wolff's now-infamous assessment of Mercedes' 2017 car, the W08.

A championship winner, no less, and yet it was prone to the odd mood-swing; the long-wheelbase concept struggled to perform on the full gamut of circuits on the calendar, especially compared with the more amenable and rapier-sharp Ferrari SF70H.

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