What's really happening with the Mercedes 'crisis'

What's really happening with the Mercedes 'crisis'

It might be tempting to think a revised aerodynamic package on the Mercedes means a team in turmoil over losing its long-held advantage, but is there really a reason for alarm bells to be ringing just yet?

Mercedes is in crisis and Ferrari has the 2019 world championship in the bag; that's the dangerous assumption many have leaped to.

But even if you set aside the fact that making definitive judgements based on the first pre-season test is impossible given the picture is changing as we speak, Mercedes was never in that big a hole.

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