Mercedes: 0.1s Monaco long car loss negated by downforce gains

Although much has been made of the challenges Mercedes faces this weekend with its longer car, especially after a difficult 2017 race, the team is adamant that the downforce benefit it gets from having the longest car on the grid still give it an overall advantage.It estimates that if the wheelbase was the only differentiator between two identical cars, then a shorter wheelbase would ... Keep reading