Has Ferrari faltered or Mercedes thrived?
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Has Ferrari faltered or Mercedes thrived?

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Has Ferrari gone off the boil or has Mercedes scaled new heights? What effect does harvesting have? Should F1 use success ballast? Our technical expert answers these questions and more

In both this season and last season Ferrari tailed off performance-wise just after the summer break. Is this more to do with Mercedes upping its game or Ferrari reaching the full potential of its design concept?
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I don't believe Ferrari has reached the limit of its design concept or its development, and we've seen more new parts appearing on the car. But clearly something has happened over the past few races.

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Series Formula 1
Teams Ferrari , Mercedes
Author Gary Anderson