“When you look at Imola [last month, in what was the team’s nadir, with Hamilton eventually being lapped by race winner Max Verstappen] we got stuck in no man’s land, and we couldn’t overtake.
“In Spain Lewis was 30-odd seconds behind the last car in the field and he finished fourth [sic]. So that is a car that is capable of winning a race.”
However, Mercedes’ revival is also placed on pause for one weekend, because the Monaco Grand Prix side road observe isn’t certainly one of their favourites.
“We would possibly take one at the nostril right here. Finish tenth and twelfth,” Wolff admitted. “But it’s now not going to modify my opinion that the automobile used to be fast in Barcelona and that’s encouraging.”