Heading to a track like no other on the calendar in a period of domination the like of which F1 has not seen for years does beg an obvious question: can Mercedes finally be beaten in Monaco? Faced with the sort of advantage the Silver Arrows have so far enjoyed, the answer might be debated in much less time than it takes to lap the unique 2.094-mile Monte Carlo circuit.
In the W05, Mercedes clearly have the fastest car: a well-packaged, aerodynamically efficient chassis designed around - and vice versa - the most powerful hybrid engine of the lot.
Expertly conceived over several years and driven, arguably, by the most talented pairing on the grid, it's little wonder that Lewis Hamilton and...
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