X

Monday 20
August

Formula 1

Mercedes to stay 'humble'

16th May 2018, 14:46 by Neil Foster

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff insists nobody at the team is getting carried away with their one-two at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton extended his lead at the top of the Drivers' Championship by taking the chequered flag, while Valtteri Bottas claimed second spot in Barcelona.

Hamilton enjoyed a pole-to-flag victory which appeared plain sailing but Wolff has made it clear that was not the case.

"That was a great result but there was no point where it felt as comfortable as it might have looked from the outside," he said. "It feels like a long time since we had a one-two finish, so there’s definitely a measure of relief in how we asserted ourselves."

And, Wolff insists there will be no gloating with so much of the season still to play out.

"We need to stay calm and humble, because it can be a different ball game again next time round," he added. "We will savour the result but our thoughts are already turning to Monaco, to the struggles we had there last year and to how we can make sure not to suffer a repeat."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Neil Foster is an experienced journalist who specialises in cricket and rugby union. Neil also has a solid knowledge of tennis, golf and football.

More Williams

Formula 1

Haas will not develop this year’s car

19th August 2018, 13:44

Haas team boss Guenther Steiner says after the next round of updates, they will no longer develop their 2018 car.

Formula 1

Alonso timing pleases Button

19th August 2018, 13:37

Former McLaren driver Jenson Button feels Fernando Alonso has made the right call by revealing he will not feature in F1 next year.

Formula 1

Magnussen tips Hass to outgun Renault

18th August 2018, 16:58

Kevin Magnussen feels Haas need to be more consistent to pip Renault to fourth spot in the Constructors' Championship.

Formula 1

Grosjean rebuffs Ferrari move motive

18th August 2018, 14:23

Romain Grosjean has denied claims he is looking to secure a future move to Ferrari and that was the reason why he joined Haas in 2016.

Formula 1

F1 team has made 2019 approach - Vergne

18th August 2018, 13:22

Jean-Eric Vergne has confirmed that an unnamed Formula 1 team has made him an offer ahead of the 2019 season and he is interested.

Formula 1

Perez poised to sign Force India deal

17th August 2018, 13:35

Force India are reportedly close to agreeing a new contract with Sergio Perez after opting for him over Esteban Ocon for next season.

Recent Sport Headlines

Inter Milan

Spalletti blasts Inter display

20th August 2018, 06:24

Inter Milan boss Luciano Spalletti is refusing to panic after seeing his side slip to defeat against Sassuolo.

Bayern Munich

PSG 50-50 to land Bavarian

20th August 2018, 06:13

Bayern Munich say there is a '50-50' chance of Jerome Boateng leaving the club as Paris Saint-Germain line up a swoop.

Manchester City

Guardiola praises incredible Aguero

20th August 2018, 05:58

Pep Guardiola described Sergio Aguero as 'incredible' after he bagged a hat-trick in the 6-1 win over Huddersfield.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Seagulls boss hails United win

20th August 2018, 05:43

Chris Hughton was delighted to put last week's Watford defeat behind them as Brighton beat Manchester United 3-2.

Newcastle United

Dummett reveals Wales hopes

20th August 2018, 05:38

Newcastle defender Paul Dummett says he is ready to rejoin the Wales set-up if he is handed a fresh chance by Ryan Giggs.

Leicester City

Pereira hails Foxes win

20th August 2018, 05:24

Ricardo Pereira impressed in Leicester's win over Wolves and says it is crucial to get the first three points on the board.

Arsenal

Emery sets sights on Hammers

20th August 2018, 05:16

Unai Emery has quickly turned his attention to the home game with West Ham as he looks for his first points with Arsenal.

Liverpool

Klopp hails old guard

20th August 2018, 05:05

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp expects his old boys to rise to the challenge as the new arrivals continue to raise the bar at Anfield.