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Mercedes won't risk "slap in the face" thinking it's fastest now

Mercedes says it does not want to get "slapped in the face" by thinking that it now has the fastest car in Formula 1 based on its British Grand Prix dominance. Lewis Hamilton was in a class of his own at Silverstone last weekend and led home a Mercedes 1-2 as Valtteri Bottas charged through the field from ninth place on the grid, having had to take a gearbox penalty. But despite Mercedes having won three of the four last races – and only having lost in Baku because of a freak loose headrest – the indications are that the team has now unleashed the real potential of its tricky W08 car. But Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff wants to hold fire until after the next race in...
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