Tag Archive: Mercedes

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 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Countdown to ROC 2014: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2014 in Barbados will be the 26th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988.

News imageBushy Park Barbados is ROC’s first host venue in the Americas – and the 11th overall – along with such prestigious host venues as London’s Wembley Stadium, the Stade de France in Paris and Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up

The Race Of Champions has been running for over 25 years

2014-08-08_0565 The stunning Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar will be in action at this weekend’s Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Mercedes Formula 1 car to appear at ROC Barbados

The car, which features a spectacular screaming V8 engine, will be driven by Pascal Wehrlein

News imageThis year’s Formula 1 world constructors’ champions Mercedes will bring their 2012 F1 car to the Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

Enstone Eras: Part One

We look back at our beginnings in a three-part series
04 - Lotus F1 TeamLotus F1 Team will enter a new era on January 1st as Mercedes power takes over from Renault Sport F1, ending a 20 year partnership with the French company.

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Dec 03

Mercedes-Benz to contest the 2015 season with eight DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupés

Mercedes-Benz will contest the 2015 DTM season with eight DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupés.

This was announced by the brand with the star during the Mercedes-Benz end-of-season event ‘Stars & Cars’ in Stuttgart. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Vettel prepared to wait for Ferrari success

Sebastian Vettel says he is not expecting to race a winning Ferrari in 2015.

2014-10-11 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Russia - Sebastian Vettel (11) After winning four titles on the trot, the German notably struggled this year, and not just because of Red Bull’s struggles with the Renault engine. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

F1 votes on rule changes for 2015 season

F1 has moved to scrap the highly controversial double points system ahead of the 2015 season.

Bernie Ecclestone -Donald Mackenzie Bernie Ecclestone’s innovation, designed to keep spice in the championship fight until the final corners of the season, has been furiously unpopular. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Rosberg ‘not angry’ with Mercedes after title loss

Nico Rosberg insists he is “not angry” with Mercedes after technical trouble ended his world championship hopes last Sunday.

2014-11-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg _0194 The German was running behind eventual title winner Lewis Hamilton in the double points Abu Dhabi finale when technical strife began to slow his car. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Mercedes caught Ferrari ‘spy’ in Abu Dhabi

Mercedes thwarted a Ferrari ‘spy’ during the post-race Abu Dhabi test on Wednesday.

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Nico Rosberg (14) Italy’s La Gazzetta dello Sport and the German newspaper Bild published photographs of the blonde female Ferrari employee using an infrared video camera. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Todt says Red Bull’s twin-turbo plan ‘nonsense’

FIA president Jean Todt insists he does not have unlimited powers to force change within the seemingly crisis-struck world of formula one.

2014-06-14-1001 Two backmarkers collapsed in 2014 and three other outfits are furious about the concentration of power and income in the paddock. Efforts to cut costs this year notably failed, and fingers of blame have been pointed in the direction of the sport’s ultra low-profile Todt, who many are now contrasting with his dictatorial predecessor Max Mosley. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Hamilton wants to keep number 44 in 2015

2014 world champion Lewis Hamilton wants to keep his personal race number 44 next year rather than switch to number 1.

Hamilton - UK flag Traditionally, the reigning world champion in F1 wears the coveted number 1. But a change early in 2014, mimicking the system in MotoGP, meant drivers were able to pick their own number between 2 and 99 to keep for the rest of their careers. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

New deal with champ Hamilton may take time – Wolff

With Lewis Hamilton now a double world champion, Mercedes has vowed to waste no time in signing him up for the future.

Hamilton UK flag - photo Getty Images Officials for the German team on Sunday insisted that, with the British driver and Nico Rosberg finishing first and second in 2014, their rivalry will be back on track in silver cars next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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 24

‘Not possible’ to name Schu recovery date – manager

Michael Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm says it is “not possible” to talk about how long it will take the F1 legend to recover.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung Speaking with the German broadcaster RTL, however, she said she is happy that the earlier media storm surrounding the seriously injured former Mercedes and Ferrari driver has now calmed down. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Ecclestone ready to ‘tear up’ income contracts

“Personally, I would tear up all of the contracts and discuss the redistribution of money.  No problem,”

2012-06-07_0277 Bernie Ecclestone on Saturday said he is prepared to “tear up” contracts and start again, as the sport’s civil war appeared to ease slightly in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Rosberg’s mind games reach title zenith on Sunday

Nico Rosberg has been busily playing the psychological game this weekend as he clings to his world championship chances.

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Nico Rosberg (21) Needing Mercedes teammate and title favourite Lewis Hamilton to finish no higher than third on Sunday, German Rosberg has been firing thinly-veiled barbs at his British rival all weekend at the Abu Dhabi finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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