Mercedes factory mood 'tense' as 'good engineers' leave Hamilton and Russell's set-up

Mercedes factory mood 'tense' as 'good engineers' leave Hamilton and Russell's set-up

Lewis Hamilton on difficult season for Mercedes in November The collective mood at the Mercedes base in Brackley has taken a sharp negative twist since James Vowles left the team to join Williams as their new team principal, according to Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko. Vowles had played a pivotal role in helping Lewis Hamilton to win many of his titles over the last decade but walked away from his position as Mercedes' chief strategist to replace Jost Capito at …