Mercedes will reportedly take a new rear wing to the Australian Grand Prix as their quest to unlock the W13’s performance continues.

The opening two rounds of the 2022 season have not been positive for Mercedes, who at both the Bahrain and Saudi Arabian GPs were unable to contend with the pace of leading duo Ferrari and Red Bull.

Saudi Arabia was the greater concern as despite moving to a smoother track, which Mercedes had hoped could alleviate their issues with bouncing, it in fact had no impact.

“We assumed the bouncing would be less in Jeddah because the track is flatter,” a Mercedes engineer told Auto Motor und Sport.

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