Toto Wolff shares good news for Lewis Hamilton fans

Mercedes are set to introduce another large upgrade package next month at the British Grand Prix.

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has revealed that the side’s recent new concept isn’t their last big upgrade of 2023, with the Austrian having shared some news which will excite Lewis Hamilton fans.

According to Wolff, Mercedes will introduce a large set of upgrades next month at the British Grand Prix, where Hamilton and George Russell will be targeting victory.

Incredibly, when asked where Mercedes could return to winning ways, Wolff simply replied: “Silverstone.”

The Silver Arrows will then introduce another sizeable upgrade before the summer break, which commences after the Belgian Grand Prix at the end of July.

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“We are bringing a larger (set of upgrades) to Silverstone,” Wolff revealed after the Canadian Grand Prix, as reported by

“And then we should have another one before the shutdown (the F1 summer break).

“The learnings (of the car) have accelerated a lot since we changed some of the conceptual architecture.”

Mercedes have definitely made substantial progress already since they introduced their new concept at the Monaco Grand Prix, with Hamilton in particular having excelled.

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Since the new concept was introduced at the Circuit de Monaco, the seven-time World Champion has finished fourth, second and third.

He is in exceptional form ahead of next weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix, where Wolff is hopeful another step will be made.

The team boss revealed that steps will be taken “in the next four races”, as the Silver Arrows continue to gather a “better understanding” of the W14’s new concept.

Following the introduction of the new concept, Wolff believes the team now know what is needed “in order to go fast”, allowing the Germans to make “bigger” steps towards Red Bull.

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“There should be decent steps coming in the next four races and we are understanding better the simulations, which correlates with what we are seeing on track,” Wolff added.

“That has been our problem over the last one-and-a-half years, but we are seeing good performance gains coming from the wind-tunnel. We have a better understanding of what the car needs in order to go fast, what the setups need to look like.

“The steps are getting bigger now, and we are making good inroads.”