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Mercedes explains root cause of Hamilton struggles in Monaco

Mercedes chief strategist James Vowles confirmed that tyre temperatures were a major factor in Lewis Hamilton's underperformance in Monaco. Hamilton finished last Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix a lowly P7 after qualifying in the same spot, a result that concluded a weekend of struggles for the Briton, marked by his inability to switch on his tyres coupled with set-up issues that failed to improve his car's performance. But Vowles, speaking in Mercedes' post-race Q&A on YouTube, said that Hamilton's Monaco Grand Prix weekend had actually started well on the opening day of running in the Principality on Thursday. "In Monaco we do our Free Practice on a Thursday not a Friday, a little bit...
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