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Mercedes is clearly not taking anything for granted with its 2019 car. There's nothing revolutionary or outwardly aggressive, but it's pushing to get even more from its previous design concepts and trying out intriguing ideas
Given that it has won the Formula 1 constructors' and drivers championship for the past five seasons, you might think Mercedes would get a bit blase and over-confident - but that's not what I am seeing. What I see is a team pursuing perfection.
Over the past couple of seasons, Mercedes has struggled with cars it described as 'divas'. But it has managed the car more times than it didn't and will have learned a lot from doing so.
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