F1 Tech Podcast: How Mercedes changed its troubled W13

Presenter Edd Straw and former F1 technical director Gary Anderson discuss how Mercedes has been able to turn a car that started the season as a misunderstood, incompetent and bouncing problem into a Grand Prix winner at The Race F1 Tech Show this week. week.

Sticking with the Mercedes theme, they also discuss what Silver Arrows’ victory in the Brazilian GP means for it to give Red Bull a run for its money in 2023.

Also in this jam-packed episode, Anderson chats with Haas team principal Guenther Steiner, just one day after the team took a wildly popular and unexpected pole position with Kevin Magnussen in Brazil.

Anderson, an engineer by trade who once served as a rally mechanic and technical operations leader for Red Bull Racing, asks Steiner about the benefits of being a technically-minded crew chief, and the potential pitfalls.

Gary answers another listener’s burning tech question, which this week is about the one decision that contributed to Mercedes’ struggles in 2022.

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The Race F1 Tech Show, presented by Aramco.

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