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Formula 1: Mercedes laugh off claims it helped Ferrari with engine

Mercedes and Renault have denied claims by Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone that they helped Ferrari develop its successful 2017 engine. Speaking to an Italian newspaper, Ecclestone suggested that Mercedes had helped Ferrari with its engine to ultimately make itself look better when it beat the Maranello team to Championship title glory. Toto Wolff, Mercedes(…)

Formula 1: Mercedes nail Constructor Championship for fourth year in a row

Lewis Hamilton’s impressive victory at last weekend’s US Grand Prix saw Mercedes pick up their fourth Constructors’ Championship in a row. The British driver, odds on for the Driver’s Championship, finished victorious with teammate Valtteri Bottas coming home in fifth place. The combined points total were enough to secure Mercedes the crown for the 2017(…)

Hamilton explains thinking behind Hungary tactics

Lewis Hamilton has said respect for both Valtteri Bottas and his team; Mercedes was the reason behind his decision to let his teammate retake the lead on the final lap of the Hungarian Grand Prix. During the race, Mercedes were experiencing glitches with their pit wall data systems. Hamilton put in a request to be(…)

Toto Wolff: Mercedes battle with Ferrari has revived love for F1

The team boss of Mercedes Formula One team, Toto Wolff, has said that his outfit’s current, intense duel with a reinvigorated Ferrari team has revived his love for F1. Mercedes have been the dominant player in the sport since 2014, but the Ferrari driver and four times World Champion, Sebastian Vettel, currently leads Lewis Hamilton(…)

Mercedes v Ferrari fight good for Formula 1 says Toto Wolff

Despite admitting that it feels *word too naughty to print* losing to Ferrari, the Mercedes team boss, Toto Wolff has admitted that the new duel between his team and the Italians is “good” for the sport. Already three races into the new season, it’s become obvious that Mercedes are not going to have it all(…)

Mercedes have a fight on with Ferrari this year says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes will duel it out with Ferrari for the title this season after Sebastian Vettal was victorious at the season opener in Melbourne, Australia. The British driver said he and the German team have “a race on our hands” after a revitalised Ferrari impressed at the weekend. The race saw the introduction(…)

Rivals have caught up says Mercedes chief

As we head towards the F1 season opener in Australia, Mercedes Head of Motorsport, Toto Wolff, says he believes after a long period of Germanic dominance, their rivals have finally caught up. During pre-season testing, Ferrari lapped almost seven-tenths faster than Mercedes. This is proof Wolff believes, that Melbourne may not be the cake walk(…)

Ecclestone thinks Mercedes and Ferrari will exit Formula One

Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that he thinks Mercedes and Ferrari will pull out of the sport in the near future. He also said he thinks the Singapore Grand Prix is not set to feature beyond 2017. His comments came as part of a wide ranging interview with German magazine Auto Motor und Sport. Ecclestone spoke(…)