Just_a_fan wrote: ↑
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:20 am
Lewis will take it on. If Max beats him, then Lewis will say far enough you beat me. But he won't take it lying down. Which means Mercedes have to balance the odds of the drivers fighting each other to DNFs, or taking a younger driver to bring on.
Lewis won't vote for Max will he? That would be insane, with those records so close. He just won't run away if it happens. For the team, surely they want Max for 2021 not 2020, assuming Lewis actually is going to Ferrari then, which personally i believe he wants to otherwise he wouldn't have been talking to Toto about it.
Mercedes have the perfect team at the moment, they won't change it i don't think unless Jos can force their hand by threatening to take Max to Ferrari for 2021. I saw it said again yesterday that part of the team's success is that people don't leave, it's such a great place to be, so they've all been together for like 10 years, communicating and cooperating. Stability. They have the best driver, and the best wingman, who never take each other out, and are part of that great atmosphere, I don't see them changing it for another war zone
The only reason, thinking about it, would be to help F1 (and their investment in it) by introducing a massive dramafest while still having the dominant car. But the risk is Max and Lewis won't clash but will race respectfully and just blow everybody else away more than ever