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Mercedes has failed to replicate their championship-winning machines of years gone by, currently finding themselves in no-mans land between the leading teams and the midfield pack. 

In a somewhat desperate attempt to unlock the potential they believe to be in the W13, the Silver Arrows have been open about their experimentation with different set-ups, constantly searching for the breakthrough that will propel them to the front. 

With the 2022 season almost halfway completed, it would seem reasonable for Mercedes to select more sensible set-ups moving forward, accepting their car is currently the third-best on the grid. 

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Lewis Hamilton detailed some of his reservations about set-up experimentation post-race in Canada, as quoted by SkySportsF1:

"We're just trying to work… we're just trying to progress as a team. Moving forward, I think we'll be a little bit more cautious on doing too many experiments as it really does hinder you through the weekend. 

Especially if you only have practice one and two in the dry and don't get an FP3, for example. I think there are lots of learnings from this weekend and improvements that we can make moving forwards.

I really hope, moving to Silverstone… it's such an important race for us and for me, and so I just want to be in a battle with these guys."