Lewis Hamilton will sit down with his Mercedes team in the coming days as he attempts to get on top of the car problems which are threatening to derail his challenge for a fourth title.
The Briton is now 25 points behind runaway championship leader Sebastian Vettel following the Ferrari driver's third victory from the opening six rounds of the season in Monaco.
Hamilton, who hosted a star-studded party in the principality on Sunday evening, was remarkably upbeat after his disappointing performance at the most famous race on the Formula One calendar.
"We have definitely got to improve our understanding of the car and see if we can do a better job," said Hamilton, who is due at Mercedes' Northamptonshire factory on Thursday. "We are all under no illusion that we are not perfect and that we still have got areas to improve on."
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