Toto Wolff must be tearing his hair out watching Mercedes from Monaco after Red Bull claims the constructors’ championship after Max Verstappen’s Japanese Grand Prix win.
Somewhere in Monaco, Toto Wolff must be tearing his hair out. It’s hard to imagine a more serious accident on earth than the one the Mercedes driver suffered this week. Driven by enthusiasm after his team’s strongest performance of the season in Singapore, with Lewis Hamilton and George Russell boasting the fastest times around the track, the seven-time champion admitted publicly that he had no chance of victory. it’s a bit of chaos here in suzuka.
You wouldn’t blame Wolff if he spent the weekend curled up on the sofa while his fellow British drivers toiled 8,300 miles east in Japan recovering from knee surgery – save those thoughts for the tough Austrian.
To add to his problems, Christian Horner put the final nail in Mercedes’ coffin after clinching the Constructors’ Championship. Max Verstappen returned to winning ways in Suzuka and took a step closer to his third world championship, likely in two weeks in Qatar, He leads Hamilton, his nemesis from two years ago, in third by 210 points.
But deep down, Wolff knows his team had nothing to do with Red Bull and their Dutch champions this year. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff missed the Japanese GP while recovering from knee surgery.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff missed the Japanese GP while recovering from knee surgery Max Verstappen returned to winning ways in Suzuka to overtake Lewis Hamilton in the Drivers’ Championship by 210 points.
Max Verstappen returned to winning ways in Suzuka to overtake Lewis Hamilton in the Drivers’ Championship by 210 points.” Verstappen’s victory also wrapped up constructors championship for the Red Bull’s constructors’ championship