In the round-up: Despite dominating the first race of the season Mercedes say some areas of the W06 are “not up to scratch” yet and will be the focus of updates for this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix.
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"We may see some slight adjustments in the performance differential between teams due to the very different nature of the track relative to Melbourne and we’re also bringing a few small updates to the cars – fixing a few points which have not quite been up to scratch thus far."
"They are struggling the same amount. It's just having a more dramatic on our car, at the end of the day."
"The main problem with Formula One is that it's just too expensive for all but about four teams. I have to say that what goes on inside some of these big teams is absolutely ludicrous."
Off to Kuala Lumpur! Looking forward to seeing the hot and sticky weather! Going to be a good weekend. #WS28
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Comment of the day
We should send Jim to the next FIA press conference to as this question:
I wonder if Christian Horner would be as keen to have the revenue distribution between the teams equalised… No probably not.
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