INSIDE STORY: Mercedes' Strategic Masterclass | 2021 Spanish Grand Prix

Birt 30 maí 2021
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In this F1 TV original film, go behind the scenes with Mercedes to unveil the secrets of the tactical plan that helped Lewis Hamilton overhaul Max Verstappen to take a superb victory at the 2021 Spanish Grand Prix...

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  • Masterclass ... in how to cheat? "Party Mode" anyone? As nobody is allowed, between the qualification and race, to change the setup or even being in the garage boxes, with exception of those who have repairs at hand, who can guaranty us that this "Party Mode" hasn't been used during the races itself? How long has Mercedes been using this gimmick, can anyone tell us that? Who at FIA or F1 has allowed this form of mode to be in the system, where Schumacher got so much trouble for in his haydays? Why isn't the FIA/F1 being forward to us about it, too much money from Mercedes involved in covering up the cheat?

  • lewis is the GOAT

  • no one talks about how verstappen cries so much

  • Okay I am so impressed I wanna pay for seeing this =-O

  • oooooooooooooooooooooo lewis

  • I’ve watched this like 7 times!!

  • I thought this was gonna be like hit max verstappen

  • Pretends to be shocked about Verstappen forcing Hamilton off the track in the first corner

  • This is incredible editing. Rollercoaster emotions

  • This video is amazing. More please!

  • Anybody knows what is the background music used right at the end?

  • I see only that Bottas is never getting a chance, to get on pole… and now they are letting him away. yea pretty unfair

  • This is a true testament of how you win as a team and lose as a team. The critical decisions that goes on behind the camera is truly what defines victory or runner up. Then again, Lewis is masterclass. Very well done F1!!

  • This didn't age well. 😂😂😂

  • Verstappen should also have been pitted the next lap after Lewis pitted for the second time. He might be able to catch him with 15 laps remaining with new hard tyres.

  • It’s this music that’s playing the mindgame. Seriously one of the best executions of a plan with promising & determined drivers, team director, race engineers & that Mercedes HQ shot was just goosebumps! Better than Netflix!

  • Two Red Bulls took out in Hungary race - that was the best strategist choice

  • 9:02 ah gianpiero lambiase is the race engineer for vettel 😂

  • 5:29 Maxs engineer is bono now

  • We all know that Leo at Mercedes HQ got a raise for that call💵💰💰..

  • These guys are incredible

  • Marc strategy = buy maFIA

  • SuperMAX champ

  • Strategic Masterclass in Hungary 2021 😂

  • Love him or hate him... He is a world class driver.

  • Leo should get all the credit here, this was his plan NOT Rosie's. She was busy trying to find holes in it, and Vowles was against it initially as well. Yet those two are senior to Leo, no-wonder Hamilton has questioned their tactics this season now that they have a competitor in a better car

  • I just don't get tired of watching this.

  • Funny how Red Bull reversed this strategy in France but we don’t get a video! You Brits

  • Wow superb stratergy

  • Big Shout to Netflix! For making new fans of F1, and those who disagree can DRS dis ... Across your face.

  • Perez and Verstappen team work

  • Formula1 taking the example of FLoz for making better inside stories with better editing etc. Awesome work

  • What a mater plan

  • I can watch this all day! Mercedes is in a world of their own.

  • Leonardo De Silva is the hero! 🖤💙

  • Awesome

  • Please more of these and please Netflix learn from this.

  • Such a great video. Thanks for sharing

  • He will be remembered as a goat when he retires and someone else dominates the game just like shumi and vettel

  • Get in there Lewis

  • Why can't max also pit to keep the pace up with Lewis??

  • Does anyone know the name of the music at 10:43?

  • Since when is Matt commentation F1 Races live on TV?

  • 5:27 Nice that bono also informs verstappen.

  • On rails

  • I love it

  • Mercedes strategy is to crash their opponents lol

  • Tyres are OK.

  • that strategy from mercedes was incredible.

  • Just watched this for the 10th time or so

  • Can teams hear each other on the radio? I'm new to F1 lol.

    • Yes, teams have access to each other's radio communications

  • Verstappen want to go up against the best in the business sounding like a big "cry baby" on the radio.

  • this video also reflects why people don't like redbull and its fans. after this race, max and horner blamed it on merc having a 'faster car' when the rb is level, if not faster than mercedes in terms of race pace. this video clearly shows that the spanish gp was won by a strategic masterclass on the mercedes side, but rather than giving them credit for being the better team, they just pitted all their problems on the speed of the cars. combined with the drama at silverstone on red bull's part, its clear they care more about whining and PR rather than being sportsmanlike and conceding they were not as fast on the day

  • These strats only work with Hamilton in the car. He’s quite simply unstoppable. He’s the best there has ever been behind the wheel, and if you argue that - I question how informed you are.

  • We need to see Ferrari strategic®™ master🅱️lan™™®

  • This is why I love sports...it's like war... strategies...but let's be real Mercedes is faster by 2 percent...that's enough to get this strategy happen...bc they came up from behind bc of pace lap by lap...and off course redbull is avg thinkers and the tires effected Max's ability to hold on...like Mercedes did last year but they bhad a better car and won the rwce...

  • Red Bull end up looking like students taking notes!

  • Netflix should come and take notes😂

  • If Lewis didn't lift off, Max would have crashed out due to aggression, he somehow got taste of his own poison in Silverstone, glad he is okay, it was q racing incident

  • Nice lie from Lewis to get Max to pit.

  • Hamilton chefaoooooooooooo

  • Redbull telling 2nd driver to not hold up the 1st one. Some People:- It's racing strategy and team work man. Mercedes doing same. Same people:- Lewis crying.... See he can't do anything with help. What's this double standards? I don't get it.

  • WoW 🤩

  • *Keep RACE & POLITICS OUT OF SPORT !*

  • 9:18 *I am much afeared this could cost **-Bottom-** Botas his job in 2022 - Held up Lewis against Team Instructions on Lap 52 - Elephants have a long Memory as also does Toto !*

  • *Amazing what goes on miles away behind the Race !*

  • Merc doesn’t have “much more grip” Max, they have Lewis Hamilton

  • Red Bull need money and a new leader in the Pitts

  • Hamilton's elbows have learned to expand ,thank The Lord .

  • its funny how guys in the garage had to remain seated till the last second so as not to draw attention from the red bull garage

  • amazing!

  • They should put this scene in the braking point in f1 2021 between akkerman and butler...I hope next year'll be on the game😉😉

  • Imagine if drive to survive was like this

  • Everyone hates Mercedes for winning so much; but they are doing all the things that your favorite team should be doing. They’re benefitting from years of experience and development from people like Michael Schumacher, Niki Lauda, Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff.

  • France belike

  • This championship battle is so intense, I’m a red bull fan so probably a bit biased but this was an amazing strategy by Mercedes. Few weeks later we see red bull pull something similar in France. Two incredible teams, two incredible drivers. And it’s still mathematically possible for Nikita mazepin to win the championship

  • 9:08 apparently now vettels engineer

  • This is insanely interesting please do a lot more of these.

  • Lewis é o melhor. Torcedor brasileiro está com ele. Brazil 🇧🇷✌🏿

  • I just want to hear Christian it's james

  • Tactical masterclass...

  • Ngomong apa kelean

  • this is by far the best video f1 has made and posted, worthy of an oscar if you ask me. big shout to the actors as well 👏 👏 👏

  • I hate Lewis Hamilton.And i love Max Verstappen.

  • What a masterclass! A bit like covert movie

  • It would have been a masterclass if they got a 1-2. But still I enjoyed the breakdown.

  • Their only strategy?. Execute order 66. Take out Verstappen.

  • Pov:You're waiting for the 2021 Hungarian GP strategic masterclass of Mercedes

  • Master Class ,Team Drivers and Car all Synchronised 👏

  • no hate, but at the hungary grad prix they made a funny mistake

  • Wow!. It's even better than a racing movie

  • Here after the Hungarian GP, fantastic strategic play by Bottas.

  • We Want Same For French GP 🤩🥺

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  • No señor. NO son estrategias... Son ayudas que les brinda la FIA ... Isieron el deporte de la f1 un asco 👎👎👎👎

  • Seeing it this way man, you realize how much courage and just how granular these calls are. When they work you you look like gods, but when they don’t you look like buffoons.

  • I think there should not be team radio's just a light in the cockpit to tell you to box. no team orders we just see who the real racers are

  • Lewis Hamilton is one of the greatest drivers that has ever stepped into a F1 car all thanks to the late great Sir Niki Lauda Mercedes Benz and Lewis Hamilton are a match made in heaven.

  • Some F1 fans don't have kind words for Hamilton but the guy is legendary like it or not

  • Does anyone know where I can find those Mercedes Puma sneakers at 06:50? I need those in my life. Google search unsuccessful.

    • I think it’s from Mercedes themselves, it’s like a team-wear.