The British Grand Prix was a bit of a demonstration of what I said after the last race: Mercedes now has the upper hand on Ferrari, and with Hamilton showing the form he's currently in, nobody was going to touch him.
So what has led to the Ferrari slump, if you can call it that?
Until the last couple of races, it's been able to nip at Mercedes' heels in qualifying and, if anything, had a better package when it came to conserving the tyres on race day and was always a threat and sometimes ahead.
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