Toto Wolff teases fans ahead of Monaco Grand Prix

Mercedes are set to unveil major upgrades in Monaco, as the team charts a comeback in their fight against the title-leaders Red Bull.

Mercedes might be six points behind Aston Martin and 128 points adrift of Red Bull but the Silver Arrows haven’t given up hope this season, as they prepare to mount a comeback in the title race.

Ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix, Mercedes are rolling out a major upgrade package designed to address all of their performance failings.

The new parts had been set to debut at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix prior to its cancellation after deadly floods made it unsafe to proceed with the weekend.

With Monaco being a unique track, with narrow twists and turns, Mercedes aren’t sure whether it will be clear that the upgrades have achieved the desired effect.

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“Monaco has nothing to do with a conventional racetrack,” Wolff said to oe24.

“Therefore, we won’t find out next weekend if the changes we made to the car will really make a difference.

“It remains exciting.”

Monaco is a famous feature on the calendar, a favourite with fans and drivers alike, as it requires intricate skill to reach peak performance.

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Mercedes will be hoping that Lewis Hamilton’s skill around the racetrack will allow him to get ahead of others on the grid, using his experience to his advantage.

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The Brit has secured three victories and four podiums in Formula 1 around the circuit, putting him on par with sporting legends Stirling Moss and Jackie Stewart.

It won’t be easy for Mercedes though, as Red Bull will be hoping to continue their string of dominant performances that have delivered a 100% season win record so far.

While Max Verstappen is thriving behind the wheel of the RB19, it will be Sergio Perez who hopes to take the crown in Monaco for the second consecutive year, becoming the first back-to-back winner since Nico Rosberg.