Tag Archive: Brackley

Jul 23

Wolff injured in cycling crash

Broken shoulder, collarbone, elbow and wrist.

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Toto Wolff 01 Toto Wolff is expected to attend this weekend’s Hungarian grand prix, despite undergoing surgery on Tuesday following a cycling crash. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Mercedes ‘already negotiating’ with Hamilton

“We are already sitting together and negotiating with Lewis Hamilton”

2014-07-18 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton (14) With Nico Rosberg all signed up for the future, Mercedes’ attention is now turning to the occupant of its other silver seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Mercedes ‘still fast’ even without Fric

Indeed, Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo looked closer than ever to the pace on Friday.

Even with no car running the technology at Hockenheim, ‘Fric’ was the buzzword at the scene of the German grand prix. Some see the end of the ‘front and rear interconnected’ suspension systems as a chance for dominant Mercedes’ rivals to close the gap. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Mercedes won’t ‘interfere’ with title battle – Lauda

Niki Lauda insists Mercedes’ two drivers will continue to enjoy a free run to the 2014 title.

IMG_2291 Amid Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg’s ever-intensifying clash for the world championship, boss Toto Wolff warned recently that “transparency” within the Brackley based team was beginning to suffer. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Rosberg failure blows championship wide open

“I don’t want to see a teammate fail” – Hamilton

IMG_7271 Lewis Hamilton is right back in the game, as his championship deficit shrinks from 29 points to just 4 with a popular home win at Silverstone.
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Jul 03

Ferrari offers Brawn EUR 5m for F1 return – report

Ferrari has set its million-dollar sights on luring Ross Brawn back to formula one.

2013-02-07 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Jerez - Ross Brawn 02 That is the claim on Thursday of the Milan daily Corriere della Sera, reporting that the 59-year-old has been offered EUR 5 million per season if he comes back to the sport with a prominent role at the famous Italian team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Wolff sells 5pc Williams stake

Williams has a new co-owner.

DSC_0239a Ever since he bought into Mercedes and became the Brackley squad’s team boss, Toto Wolff has been looking to sell his 15 per cent Williams stake. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

Hamilton, Rosberg have ‘two year contracts’ – Wolff

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will remain paired at Mercedes for at least the next two years.

IMG_5445 That is the claim of boss and team co-owner Toto Wolff, on the heels of a wave of speculation about the future lineup of the currently dominant F1 outfit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

Mercedes understands Canada problems – Wolff

Mercedes already understands the issue that in Canada ended the dominant team’s run of one-two victories.

2014-06-07_1038 In Montreal, championship leader Nico Rosberg fell to second behind F1′s newest winner Daniel Ricciardo, while the sister W05 of Lewis Hamilton failed to finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Mercedes in 2014 re-think after ‘wake-up call’

Canada was a spanner in the works in Mercedes’ otherwise flawless 2014 campaign.

2014-06-08_0944 Until both Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton struck technical trouble aboard their silver W05s in Montreal, they had shared a total clean-sweep of one-two victories this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

No Mercedes seat for Alonso ‘in short term’ – Wolff

Toto Wolff has dismissed reports Mercedes could be eyeing a future with Fernando Alonso.

When rumours of the German marque’s flirtation with the obviously frustrated Ferrari driver Alonso first arose recently, team sources immediately reacted by hinting that Nico Rosberg’s contract is in fact on the verge of being extended. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Hamilton’s Rosberg snub ‘not in order’ – Lauda

Lauda vowed to sort it out before the next race.

2014-05-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Monaco - Lewis Hamilton - 0035Niki Lauda has scolded Lewis Hamilton for not congratulating teammate Nico Rosberg after his second consecutive Monaco win on Sunday.

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May 24

Lauda confirms Rosberg staying at Mercedes

Niki Lauda on Saturday confirmed that Nico Rosberg is staying with Mercedes beyond 2014.

2014-05-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Monaco - Nico Rosberg - 0011 Big rumours in Monaco have suggested the German has inked a two-year contract extension, but so far the Brackley team has said only that Rosberg and teammate Lewis Hamilton have “long term” deals. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Petronas Fluid Technology Solutions

The lifeblood for efficiency and performance

2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia - Lewis Hamilton 01 2014 has introduced what is widely recognized as the biggest technical revolution since the first Formula One season in 1950 with energy efficiency as a key performance factor in this new era of Formula One.

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May 24

Mercedes not commenting on Rosberg reports

Mercedes says it is making no further comment about Nico Rosberg’s contract.

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Nico Rosberg 06 Amid reports the German has inked a further two-year extension to his already five-season stay at the Brackley team, a Mercedes spokesman said: “We have long term relationships with both our drivers.” Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Zetsche says Alonso ‘best driver’ in F1

Fernando Alonso is “perhaps the best driver” in formula one.

2014-04-20 - Scuderia Ferrari - China - Fernando Alonso (6) That is the claim this week not of an F1 fan or an insider, but of Dieter Zetsche. Zetsche is the chairman of Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes, whose Brackley based F1 team is utterly dominating in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Rosberg coping with Hamilton’s dominance – Wolff

Some believe it is a major psychological blow for the German.

2014-01-31_0000 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Toto Wolff Their battles may be played out on the track, but Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are also waging a war of the minds in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Spotlight on Mercedes as rivals give up hope

“As long as the big picture does not suffer” – Wolff

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Pit Wall Engineers While a creeping tension between the Mercedes teammates is obvious, Mercedes is playing down any conflict between new championship leader Lewis Hamilton and the Brackley based team. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

Wolff not interested in ‘one night stand’ Alonso

Mercedes has closed the door on Fernando Alonso.

2014-05-09 - Scuderia Ferrari - Spain - Fernando Alonso 01 Swirling rumours in the Barcelona paddock suggested the increasingly-frustrated Spaniard may have looked into whether there could be a place open at the dominant Brackley team for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Mercedes will test a new ‘megaphone’ exhaust next week, not during Friday practice for the Spanish grand prix.

Mercedes to test ‘megaphone’ next week

2014-04-19 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - China It had been claimed the Brackley team may run its prototype design, aimed at increasing the volume of this year’s turbo V6 engines, in free practice. Read the rest of this entry »

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