Mercedes chief Toto Wolff laments Abu Dhabi qualifying woes – ‘One to place in the toilet’ | F1 | Activity

Mercedes’ reign of dominance in F1 ended when Pink Bull sealed the Constructors’ title in Singapore following eight straight yrs of profitable. And Wolff will be desperate for his team to stay away from another disappointing milestone by finishing in advance of Ferrari with 43 details however to play for.

Mercedes path Ferrari by 19 details heading into the last race. And it indicates they would need to repeat their efficiency from Brazil, a just one-two with the fastest lap also secured, to put them selves out of sight.

In that occasion, Ferrari would then require to end beneath fourth to seal next position in the championship.

Their hopes of undertaking so have taken a strike just after Leclerc and Sainz showed tempo in Q3, while the German constructor can choose solace from Ferrari’s last four races to recommend they could wrestle to mathematically place them selves over and above Mercedes’ reach.