Tag Archive: Brackley

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 »

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 »

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.

Photo album

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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.

Flagworld photo album

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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 »

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 »

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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Oct 14

Mercedes gifting title ‘bonus’ to staff and F1 world

The reports say the bonus is a minimum of 10,000 British pounds

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Nico Rosberg (14)All 700 staff members at Mercedes’ Brackley headquarters will bank a tasty bonus as a reward for securing the constructors’ world championship in Russia, British newspapers report. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Wolff ’99pc sure’ of 2015 Mercedes lineup

Team boss Toto Wolff is not 100 per cent sure Mercedes will head into the 2015 season with an unchanged driver lineup.

2014-02-20_0003 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Toto Wolff With Nico Rosberg already under contract into the longer term, his teammate Lewis Hamilton is among those drivers speculatively linked with a sensational switch to the new Honda era at McLaren beginning next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Rosberg contamination ‘not a conspiracy’ – Mercedes

Mercedes has revealed the cause of former championship leader Nico Rosberg’s steering wheel failure in Singapore.

2014-06-07_1038 The team said it carried out a “forensic analysis” of the problem after the recent night race and found that the steering column electronics had been “contaminated with a foreign substance”. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Barrichello wanted Mercedes reserve role in Singapore

Rubens Barrichello offered his services to F1’s dominant team Mercedes at the recent Singapore grand prix.

Rubens Barrichello - photo Indycar Series Just before Singapore, the championship leading team announced it had signed teenage DTM star Pascal Wehrlein to be the new Mercedes reserve. Read the rest of this entry »

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