Tag Archive: Brackley

Oct 30

Hamilton: Finishing P9 after fightback a ‘horrible way’ to win title

“I’ve got to say a big thank you to all the guys at Brixworth and Brackley.”

F1Lewis Hamilton said his fightback from first-lap contact to finish ninth in Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix was “a horrible way” to clinch his fourth Formula 1 world championship, having been unaware of the title permutations during the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 23

One down, one to go…!

F1: #4TheTeam

2017-10-22_1316So, how does it feel like to be world champions? Well, it never gets old, that’s for certain! No matter whether it’s your first title, or a repeat experience, every single time brings with it a unique cocktail of emotions. A mixture of delight, pride and humility – savouring an objective achieved, yet already looking ahead to the next challenge to be tackled.

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Feb 23

Hamilton: The big unknown is Red Bull

“I hope it’ll be close so we’ll be fighting with Red Bull and Ferrari. That’s what the fans want to see.”
Hamilton: The big unknown is Red BullLewis Hamilton says the 2017 F1 technical regulation revamp is ‘a completely new slate’ for all the teams and has already picked out Red Bull as the rival he’s most intrigued to understand.
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Feb 22

Mercedes launch: Mercedes teases first look at W08

Blue and green graphic swooshes appear over the central bodywork

Mercedes teases first look at W08The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team has released a series of teaser images of the new W08 car ahead of its official unveiling at Silverstone on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 02

Final pieces of F1 2017 jigsaw set to fall into place

Sources suggest a contract has been signed
2016-06-12_0574 The significant final pieces of the Formula 1 2017 jigsaw are expected to be confirmed imminently with all signs pointing towards a move to Mercedes for Valtteri Bottas following a reported pre-Christmas seat fitting.
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Dec 10

Paddy Lowe in demand as Mercedes talks near

Mercedes is understood to be coming under pressure to retain Lowe’s services

Paddy Lowe in demand as Mercedes talks nearPaddy Lowe is reportedly being chased by several teams as he prepares to decide whether he will commit to Mercedes or consider options elsewhere beyond 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

Hamilton won’t get Mercedes team-mate say – Wolff

Pascal Wehrlein remains the bookies’ favourite for the drive

Hamilton won’t get Mercedes team-mate say – WolffMercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has revealed Lewis Hamilton won’t be directly involved in the process of deciding who his team-mate will be for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship season, but says ‘dynamics’ with any potential candidates will be considered. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

Nico Rosberg celebrates World Championship success in Brackley (+photos)

After winning the title on Sunday in Abu Dhabi

2016-12-01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg celebrates World Championship success in Brackley _4 Party week continues for the newly-crowned Formula One World Champion, as Nico today paid a visit to Silver Arrows HQ in Brackley (Great Britain) to celebrate with members of the team.

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Oct 11

Brackley and Brixworth celebrate #TheTriple! (+photos)

The 2016 season has been a spectacular journey for the Silver Arrows

2016-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team (2) Drivers and Senior Management return from Japan to a winner’s welcome, with a day of celebration alongside colleagues at both Mercedes-Benz Formula One factories. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Hamilton: Ferrari ‘very, very close’ to Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari is ‘very, very close’ to matching Mercedes

Hamilton: Ferrari 'very, very close' to MercedesLewis Hamilton believes Mercedes still has an edge on Ferrari on the power unit front but admits the recent gains has brought his rivals much closer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 20

Mercedes not letting up with title double in sight

“It’s been a proud week for everybody in Brackley, Brixworth and Stuttgart”

2015-06-05_1300 Toto Wolff says Mercedes needs to raise its game to ensure that the F1 drivers’ title joins the teams’ crown back at Brackley Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

World Championship celebrations at Brackley and Brixworth

Drivers and senior management on hand to celebrate historic achievement for Mercedes-Benz in Formula One
 

After a dramatic, suspense-filled Sunday afternoon in Sochi, the team’s factories in Brixworth and Brackley were filled with scenes of celebration today, as staff at both sites marked a landmark moment in Mercedes-Benz motorsport history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Dr. Dieter Zetsche congratulates Formula One team

Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars

Dieter Zetsche PDG du groupe Daimler AG - photo Getty What an incredible moment for Mercedes-Benz! Congratulations to our team in Brackley and Brixworth who have worked so hard to make this achievement possible, winning a second world championship in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 06

Canadian Grand Prix: Our coverage continues

The Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix as lived from Flagworld

2015-06-05_0007 The morning started as usual on a Grand Prix week-end, with the sound of an alarm clock at 4:00am, but it was all good, knowing the work day with start with a breakfast with Toto Wolff.

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Dec 16

Renault Sport F1 season overview – Part 3 (final)

 Obviously we have a huge job list ahead of next season

Renault Sport F1 “Highlighting one single element as the source of our improvement would be impossible,” Abiteboul explains. “Instead, it’s the development of multiple parts that has resulted in a much-improved PU to the one that began pre-season testing last January.

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Dec 04

Sahara Force India to use Toyota Motorsport GmbH wind tunnel

“The decision to use Toyota’s facility in Cologne is indicative of our ambitions” – Dr Vijay Mallya
06 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamSahara Force India is pleased to announce that it will use the wind tunnel facilities of Toyota Motorsport GmbH in Cologne, Germany, as the nominated site for all aerodynamic testing in 2015 and beyond.

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Nov 24

Former Spanish King says Alonso ‘going to McLaren’

“It will not be a surprise” – Alonso 

2014-06-07_0254 Fernando Alonso completed his Ferrari career on Sunday still refusing to confirm widespread speculation his next move is to McLaren-Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

Mercedes close to agreeing engine ‘unfreeze’

Talks over a touted engine ‘unfreeze’ for the 2015 season appear to have taken a dramatic turn.

2014-10-29 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team (3)On Monday, media reports in Italy suggested Ferrari, Red Bull and Renault may have pulled off a political masterstroke over the US GP weekend by convincing F1’s dominant force Mercedes to agree to the relaxing of the engine homologation rules. Read the rest of this entry »
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Nov 03

Santander to stay even if Alonso leaves – report

The Spanish multinational Santander is staying at Ferrari even if the closely-aligned Fernando Alonso jumps ship.

2014-06-05_0035That is the claim of the Spanish sports daily Marca, reporting that the banking group has pledged to fulfil its 2017 contract with Ferrari independent of Alonso’s next move.

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Oct 14

World championship celebrations at Brackley and Brixworth

60 years have passed since the three-pointed star took victory in its first ever Formula One Grand Prix in Reims

2014-10-14 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamThe past two days have seen celebrations at Brackley and Brixworth as the team commemorated the first ever FIA Formula 1 World Constructors Championship title for Mercedes-Benz in a landmark year for the marque.

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