Lewis Hamilton with Nico Rosberg
With Lewis Hamilton still reeling from his second DNF in the first seven races of the season, while his teammate Nico Rosberg has yet to suffer a single race retirement, Mercedes bosses are adamant that the team is providing both drivers with a level playing field.
Speaking ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix, Mercedes technical executive director Paddy Lowe said, 'The performance of the car in Canada was once again very strong. Unfortunately, we were unable to fully capitalise on that performance in the race. We saw an extraordinary drive from Nico to salvage second place with malfunctioning machinery.'
'It was extremely unfortunate for Lewis that we were...
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