F1: Mercedes remain defiant

Jul 14, 2013, 02:25 IST | AFP

Lewis Hamilton's slim hopes of launching a world title challenge this year have been boosted this week by his Mercedes team's defiant rejection of any crisis talk.

In the wake of last Sunday‚Äôs flop at the German GP where both Briton Hamilton and his German teammate Nico Rosberg struggled with their Pirelli tyres, the team has declared it will resolve its problems with the controversial fast-wearing Italian tyres.

Mercedes motorsport chief Toto Wolff rejected suggestions that the recurrence of early season degradation problems could still undermine the huge potential of a car that is undeniably fast.

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