Date published: June 3 2022 - Michelle Foster
Charles Leclerc is not surprised that Mercedes’ dominant run has ended, saying at “some point every team will stop winning”.
Mercedes have been the dominant force in Formula 1 since 2014, putting together an unprecedented run of eight Constructors’ Championship titles while also winning seven Drivers’ crown.
This season the team has yet to even win a grand prix.
Debuting a zero-pod W13, the Mercedes F1 car has suffered with extreme porpoising that is costing them downforce and pace.
In seven races they have managed just three podium results, a hat-trick of P3s, and have scored 134 points to sit 101 behind championship leaders and their 2021 rivals, Red Bul...