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Mercedes under pressure for ‘first time in years'

Oct.14 Lewis Hamilton's title hopes will be dealt another blow if he is forced to take another engine change penalty in 2021. While Red Bull-Honda was clearly inferior to Mercedes in Turkey, Max Verstappen reclaimed the world championship lead in part thanks to Hamilton's engine change – his fourth unit for the season. And that could now become five. 'In Turkey we brought this fourth internal combustion engine, and it is possible that the moment will come when we say it is worth the risk to bring another fresh engine,' Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff admits. 'The last word on that is yet to be spoken.' Verstappen, on the other hand, should now race all the way to the season finale...
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