Mercedes call for calm as Lewis Hamilton’s title hopes veer off course

Victory in Texas saw Max Verstappen open up a 12-point leadMercedes to analyse what went wrong for Hamilton in AustinThe Mercedes team principal, Toto Wolff, has called for calm after Lewis Hamilton’s title ambitions were dented by Max Verstappen’s victory in the US Grand Prix.The seven-time world champion held a two-point advantage over Verstappen heading into the previous race in Turkey on 10 October. Now the Dutchman has a 12-point lead with five races remaining, and the next two, in Mexico and Brazil, are at tracks where Red Bull is widely expected to have a competitive advantage over Mercedes. Continue reading...