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F1 Spanish GP Live: Mercedes to take Barcelona by STORM, Fresh upgrades for Spanish GP after SECRET TESTING – Check Out

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F1 Spanish GP Live: Mercedes bring upgrades to their W13 challenger ahead of Spanish GP: Mercedes have taken the same route as Red Bull and Ferrari after they copied their designs for the W13 challenger. It will be the ‘last chance’ for the Silver Arrows to get their designs right ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix. Follow Formula 1 Updates and Spanish Grand Prix Live on InsideSport.IN.

Mercedes have been reeling behind this season to Red Bull and Ferrari as they got their designs wrong for the W13 challenger. They have been majorly hit by Porpoising which has also halted their up-gradation process. In order to get things on the right track, Mercedes have brought upgrades to Barcelona.

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F1 Spanish GP Live: Mercedes to take Barcelona by STORM, Fresh upgrades for Spanish GP after SECRET TESTING – Check Out

Photos were taken of the new-look W13 moving into Catalonia on Thursday. Little winglets under the vehicle were a prominent new expansion with an end goal to further develop airflow, having followed a comparative plan to that of Ferrari and Red Bull toward the beginning of the campaign.

F1 Spanish GP Live: Mercedes to take Barcelona by STORM, Fresh upgrades for Spanish GP after SECRET TESTING - Check Out
F1 Spanish GP Live: Small winglets added to the W13 challenger.

Changes have likewise been made to the floor, which George Russell and Lewis Hamilton will trust holds the way to a solution for porpoising. The pair have been seen bouncing along in every one of the five races up to this point, which has denied them the race pace.

F1 Spanish GP Live: Mercedes to take Barcelona by STORM, Fresh upgrades for Spanish GP after SECRET TESTING - Check Out
F1 Spanish GP Live: Changes have been made to the floor also to improve the airflow.

The changes have been made following a recording day for Mercedes at Paul Ricard on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Mercedes checked out the vehicle they expect to run this end of the week.

F1 Spanish GP Live: Mercedes to take Barcelona by STORM, Fresh upgrades for Spanish GP after SECRET TESTING – Check Out

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Since the start of the turbo-hybrid era in F1, Mercedes have claimed the Spanish GP seven times. Moreover, Hamilton has won five consecutive races at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Mercedes will be desperate to turn things around at the Spanish GP as they have good knowledge of the track. Meanwhile, Hamilton told the Petronas Motorsports Youtube channel, “When you go to places like Barcelona, you have so much data from decades of driving there. You go there and it’s much more relaxed because we know more about it and it’s easy to prepare for.”

If things don’t work out for Mercedes here, then it will be very late for them as Red Bull and Ferrari are flying in the front. George Russell, who has been a shining light for the Silver Arrows this year sees himself fourth in the Drivers’ standings with 59 points. His partner Hamilton is sixth in the standings with 36 points.

F1 Spanish GP Live: Mercedes to take Barcelona by STORM, Fresh upgrades for Spanish GP after SECRET TESTING – Check Out

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