"These guys have been doing a phenomenal job and I feel privileged to be in the period of time that they are here and looking forward to more close battles with us in the future".
Queried on his star driver's future, Wolff is confident that Hamilton will extend his allegiance to Mercedes, putting the Briton's chances of racing on with the Silver Arrows outfit beyond 2020 and 75%.
Though Leclerc passed Verstappen on lap one, the Dutchman's ability to eke out more time on his first set of tyres proved key, and the Red Bull driver was able to repass the Ferrari on track shortly after the first round of pit stops. I love where I am so it is definitely not a quick decision to do something else.
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Wolff has faced a barrage of questions about the situation this weekend and on Sunday night gave an honest assessment of Mercedes' chances of keeping Hamilton.
"I give you the number because I think from the rational side everything speaks for continuation of the relationship from both sides".
Wolff's contract as the head of Mercedes motorsport is also believed to expire at the end of 2020, but he is also tied to the role by a 30 percent stake in in the team, which is majority-owned by Mercedes' parent company Daimler. But for me as long as we are able to produce a quick vehicle and a powerful engine, we will always have an opportunity to decide who drives the auto. We're testing next week so we'll continue the hard work and come back stronger next year. "It's not been the best vehicle, but it's still been a learning year and you take something away from every situation and especially in the tough ones you take even more..."
Speaking to Sky Sports ahead of the race, Red Bull boss Christian Horner predicted Leclerc's vehicle would be thrown out of the race.
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"We have started this Mercedes journey together in 2013, and over these seven years, I think the trust between us has grown, and has been a contributing factor to our success".
He replied: "Of course, in the end, we're in Formula 1 and we want to fight against the best". Equally, there is so many other team members, contributors to the performance that are equally as important as Lewis or myself.
Asked by Autosport why the team had spent much of the race in engine mode four, Binotto said: "We had an engine failure in Austin with Charles, and we know that in terms of mileage we could have been at risk".
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