"Both drivers are capable of winning. There's no doubt in my mind about that," Brawn said. "We have got to produce the car. I don't think we have the car yet but it has been a good step over where we were 12 months ago."
"The teams asked the FIA to continue the process of looking at cost control," Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn said. "It's something which the FIA are very keen to do as well, so it was a letter of support to the FIA to say that we want to continue the process of reducing costs and look at fair ways of introducing the regulations or procedures to keep the costs under control and further reduce the costs."