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What to expect from Mercedes as F1 returns to Silverstone

OPINION: The British Grand Prix is a home event for Lewis Hamilton and George Russell, with their Mercedes team based just a few miles away too. But there’s another reason why the Silver Arrows squad is eager to arrive at Silverstone this weekend, which may help it fix its remaining problems with its 2022 Formula 1 challenger

It’s not just Lewis Hamilton, George Russell and Lando Norris heading to a home Formula 1 race this weekend. The British Grand Prix marks a local event for seven of the championship’s 10 teams – six of them based within a short drive of the Northamptonshire track, with Aston Martin’s factory just across the Dadford Road.

One of those six is Mercedes. With the German GP no longer on the F1 calendar and the team’s Brackley and Brixworth bases so close to Silverstone, this is very much home turf for the Silver Arrows in 2022.

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