Formula 1

Hamilton reaches 50 wins with victory in the US

Victory at the US Grand Prix – held over the weekend in Austin, Texas – has propelled Lewis Hamilton into the illustrious company of Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher, as the only three drivers to have notched up 50 race wins in Formula 1. Germany’s Schumacher (91 race victories) and Prost (51 race victories) won(…)

Mercedes joins Formula E

Mercedes, the dominant force currently ruling Formula 1, has taken up the option of joining the rapidly growing electric racing series, Formula E. The German car maker will make its debut in the classification for the start of the 2018-19 season. Mercedes will join twelve other teams competing against each other in the fledgling series,(…)

Hamilton has conspiracy suspicions after engine fire

Current F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton was left wondering if “the man above or a higher power” was interfering with his chances of retaining his crown after his car let him down yet again at the weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix. The Englishman needed a win to help close the gap on teammate Nico Rosberg in(…)

Hamilton losing faith in his Mercedes car

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he has doubts over the reliability of his Mercedes car. The three times World Champion says he has reservations over his title chances after a series of mechanical problems allowed Nico Rosberg to claw his way back into contention. The British driver says he is “unsure” if he has the car(…)

Hamilton and Rosberg pushing each other to ‘new heights’

Toto Wolff, team boss at Mercedes, believes his two drivers are pushing each other to “new heights” as they fight out a two horse race for the driver’s championship. Just eight points now separates Hamilton and Rosberg for the 2016 title, with six Grand Prix remaining. The two have shared the spoils – with either(…)

Rosberg driving better than ever, says Mercedes boss

Nico Rosberg has moved back to the summit of the F1 driver championship table, taking the lead from teammate Lewis Hamilton following a dominant drive in Singapore. The Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff heaped praise on the German driver following his victory, ahead of Daniel Riccardo. In recent times, it’s been more common hearing Wolff(…)

Mercedes unveil new Formula 1 car

Mercedes finally revealed their newest race car, the W07 hybrid, which they hope will run laps around competitors. Teased only in spy shots until now, Mercedes unveiled their newest car that they hope will see Lewis Hamilton race to victory. With the W07 hybrid Mercedes are hoping for a third consecutive title double and Lewis(…)

Mercedes reveal their F1 special edition A45 AMG

Mercedes-AMG is celebrating their second straight Formula 1 world championship title with a special edition car. Its full name is the Mercedes-AMG Petronas 2015 World Champion Edition of the A45 AMG 4MATIC, and its colour scheme is inspired by the “victorious Silver Arrows”. The car is available in three shades of grey/silver: Mountain Grey Metallic,(…)

F1: Mercedes to power Manor in 2016 engine deal

Formula 1’s back-marker team Manor has struggled since it first appeared in 2010. News broke last week that Manor has secured a deal with Mercedes to race with their engine, arguably F1’s strongest power unit, from the 2016 season. With this new partnership, Manor hopes to break its current disappearing-to-the-back-of-the-grid status next season. The British(…)

Lewis Hamilton’s new journey at Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton is in full swing with his new F1 team. He has had quite a successful start with Mercedes, finishing 5th Australia and 3rd in Malaysia last week. He made a humorous mistake in Malaysia by stopping in the McLaren pit stop rather than Mercedes. This made headlines around the world for all the(…)