COMMENTING ON A RIVAL : Toto Wolff says that Ferrari is in a similar position Mercedes found itself in a few years ago. Image: AFP / Andrej Isakovic
London - Toto Wolff has backed Formula 1 rival Ferrari's efforts to win again in Formula 1.
The fabled Maranello team targeted wins and the title in 2016, but instead has fallen behind second-placed Red Bull.
Repeat of the past
Mercedes team boss Wolff said: "In a way, Ferrari today reminds me of Mercedes a few years ago.
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"We struggled to put all the right people in the right places. It is hard, time-consuming work, but for us it paid off in the end," he told La Gazzetta dello Sport.