When you lock out the front row and run one-two for the first 14 laps of the race but only finish third and fourth, the obvious question is: 'what went wrong?'.
As Williams head of vehicle performance Rob Smedley put it, when asked whether the Austrian Grand Prix was a case of a win that got away or a 'three-four' to be celebrated, "we couldn't be competitive people if we didn't feel a slight twinge of disappointment."
Smedley explained that the Mercedes was the faster car. This was certainly the case. He had estimated by three tenths per lap after qualifying, in which Mercedes squandered its advantage.