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Merc: Discussions took place

Mercedes might be sweeping all before them at present but Daimler AG's Chairman has admitted that boardroom discussions about their F1 future took place during leaner times.Speaking at the Monaco GP, Dr Dieter Zetsche said that senior management at Mercedes' parent company had to sit down and weigh the cost of racing against the team's success, or lack of. It's something that seems assured for the foreseeable future now the Silver Arrows have proved themselves the class of the field after the sport's move to a hybrid formula. Between re-entering F1 as a works outfit in 2010 and the current season, however, Mercedes managed just four wins and had to endure more than two years without success...
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