Mercedes “getting attacks on every front” due to F1 dominance – Motorsport.com

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Mercedes “getting attacks on every front” due to F1 dominance – Motorsport.com

The German car manufacturer has won all three of the opening races and locked out the front row of the grid at the British Grand Prix on Sunday, with nearest challenger Red Bull more than one second adrift.

Wolff said that key to Mercedes’ form has been the way in which it has stopped complacency from creeping into the organisation, but he admitted thinks were being made difficult by just how quick the team was.

Speaking to C4, Wolff said: “I think when you look at sports teams, their success, when it kind of tails off and goes, I think it’s when you get complacent, when you start taking things for granted, or when the team dissipates.

“At the moment, we have a very strong team. We’re all aligned. We have the same values and objectives and we want to stay together. But this is no guarantee for the future.

“I guess with that kind of performance, we’re not making a lot of new friends. So we are getting attacks on every front and everything is being questioned.

“That is another fight we need to sustain, but I guess you’d rather have that than the people having pity on you.”

Despite the big advantage that Mercedes has at the front of the field, Wolff still refuses to believe that this year’s championship titles are pretty much in the bag.

“You know if we would’ve had that mindset, I don’t think we would have won the
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