Was di Resta's comeback as bad as it looked?

Was di Resta's comeback as bad as it looked?

Paul di Resta left the DTM as champion to join the Formula 1 grid, and he returned to a Mercedes team left scrapping towards the back. ANDREW VAN LEEUWEN analyses the Scot's plight

Comebacks are hard. Just ask Paul di Resta.

It certainly wasn't a dream return to the category he once conquered, but don't write him off just yet. Plenty of things conspired against the Scot at Hockenheim, and while the results aren't flattering, he actually did a reasonably good job against the odds.

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