Tag Archive: Mercedes

Jul 06

Horner dismisses Aston Martin-Mercedes rumours

Christian Horner plays down the suggestion Red Bull will be considering a Mercedes customer engine deal in 2017

2015-06-07_1380 Christian Horner has played down the suggestion Red Bull could be considering a Mercedes customer engine supply from 2017 under the Aston Martin banner. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Arrivabene urges Ferrari to avoid ‘fake’ Friday runs

“Learning is good when you do something about it.”

2015-06-07_1644 Maurizio Arrivabene wants Ferrari to start running comparative fuel loads in Friday practice to avoid flattering to deceive with its pace. Maurizio Arrivabene says Ferrari must start working better during Friday practice sessions in order to get a better representation of its true pace. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Ecclestone: Mercedes not to blame for ‘one-sided’ F1

Bernie Ecclestone maintains that there is no reason to blame Mercedes’ dominance for the current air of discontent surrounding F1.

2015-06-07_1589 Bernie Ecclestone insists that Mercedes cannot be held accountable for the one-sided domination it is enjoying in the current era of F1, but admits that it would be better for the sport to have more competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Todt convinced Renault, Honda will catch Mercedes

Jean Todt plays down Renault and Honda’s struggles, insisting they have the ability to catch Mercedes and Ferrari eventually

2015-06-21_0119Jean Todt says he is certain Renault and Honda have the ability to catch Mercedes and Ferrari, despite Christian Horner saying the sport cannot afford to the manufacturers struggling in this climate. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

McLaren needs an ‘extreme approach’ to win again

“It is taking time, but I’m optimistic.” – Alonso 

2015-06-06_2044 The ‘extreme approach’ of starting a new collaboration with Honda is the the only way McLaren will get the better of Mercedes, according to Fernando Alonso. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Teams signal opposition to 18-inch wheels

Mercedes, McLaren and Ferrari air their misgivings about the proposals to increase tyre size to 18 inch rims

2015-06-04_0324The proposal to move to larger 18-inch wheels has come up against opposition from leading teams since it is not considered ‘an attractive direction in terms of performance’. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton stays cool for Canadian GP win

Lewis Hamilton defies the race-long attentions of Nico Rosberg

2015-06-07_1899Hamilton’s fourth F1 win of the season in the Canadian Grand Prix.

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Jun 05

Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton, Mercedes dominate FP1 despite spin

Mercedes emerges 1.5secs clear of the pack

 

2015-06-05_0582Not even a spin can stop Lewis Hamilton stamping his mark on proceedings in Canada during FP1.

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May 29

Quotes by the Mercedes drivers prior to the DTM race on the Lausitzring

Audi travels to the Lausitzring with tailwind

DTM - Lausitzring As the leader of all three classifications (drivers’, manufacturers’ and teams’), Audi heads to the second DTM weekend of the year – with a premiere: On Saturday, May 30, at the Lausitzring, a DTM race will be held on Saturday night for the first time – aired on prime time immediately before the DFB Cup final in Berlin, which is only about 130 kilometers away.

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May 26

Facu Regalia joins Eurointernational for FIA F.3 European Championship round at Monza

The Argentinian driver ready to compete in the European Formula 3 Series, one of the most prestigious championships

Facu Regalia logo Facu Regalia approaches his second consecutive race weekend. After his double podium finish in the Auto GP Series at Silverstone, Argentina´s driver will take part in FIA F.· European Championship´s Round 4 to be held at Italy´s hallowed “Temple of Speed”, the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Ocon called up to test for Force India F1 team

Second F1 test for GP3 Series leader

GP3 - Esteban Ocon (ART Grand Prix) GP3 Series leader Esteban Ocon has been called up to test for the Force India Formula One team this week in Barcelona.

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Apr 23

ART Grand Prix – new stars in the DTM sky

The latest asset to the Mercedes-Benz camp is the French ART Grand Prix squad

In the 2015 DTM season, Mercedes follow the example of their rivals Audi and BMW: just like the Bavarian manufacturers, the Stuttgarters also will contest the battle for the 2015 touring-car racing crown with eight vehicles.

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Mar 14

Ram Racing Mercedes leads the 2015 Hankook 12H Italy-Mugello after Part 1

The #30 Ram Racing Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 leads the Hankook 12H ITALY-MUGELLO after the completion of Part 1 of the 12 hour race.

24H SERIES powered by Hankook logo The top four finishers ended on the lead lap. Part 2, tomorrow morning, will start with each car’s lap totals intact but with the margins erased. This means that the top four teams will continue where they left off, side-by-side and nose-to-tail.

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Mar 03

Williams announce Susie Wolff’s testing schedule for 2015 season

Susie will be getting behind the wheel of the Williams Mercedes FW37
2015-02-28 - Williams Martini Racing - Barcelona - Suzie Wolff (7)Following the appointment of Susie Wolff as the Official Test Driver for Williams Martini Racing  Williams is pleased to confirm Susie’s testing schedule for the 2015 season.

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Feb 01

Williams Martini Racing launch the FW37 at the first test in Jerez

The new Williams Mercedes FW37 was unveiled today ahead of the first pre-season test in Jerez, Spain.
2015-02-01 - Williams Martini Racing - FW37 launch - Valtteri Bottas - Felipe Massa 00The F1 grid will once again be adorned with the red and blue stripes that have grown to be so iconic in motorsport as Williams Martini Racing will be looking to build on their successful 2014 campaign where the team achieved nine podium finishes and finished third in the Constructors’ Championship.

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Jan 31

Colin Thompson transitions to World Challenge in 2015

Driving a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in the GT Cup category

J.Colin Thompson Porsche 14 Reigning Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Champion Colin Thompson will move up to the Pirelli World Challenge Championships in 2015, Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Williams appoints Alex Lynn as Development Driver

“I am extremely excited to be joining Williams” – Alex Lynn

03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing is pleased to announce that British racing driver Alex Lynn will be joining the team as Development Driver for the 2015 Formula One World Championship season.

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Jan 24

Ferrari boss wants F1 cars to sound like heavy metal band

Evolution or revolution

Maurizio Arrivabene Ferrari has called for a rules “revolution” for formula one in 2017. Upset with the mild tone of the new V6 engines and a dwindling audience, Bernie Ecclestone wants a radical change and this week he earned the backing of Mercedes’ team chairman and F1 legend Niki Lauda. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Williams Martini Racing launch first images of the Williams Mercedes FW37

“The team had a fantastic season last year, we are aiming to replicate this” – Frank Williams

2015-01-21 - Williams Martini Racing FW37 01Williams Martini Racing has revealed the first images of its 2015 car, the Williams Mercedes FW37 on the front cover of Haymarket’s F1 Racing Magazine. Following on from a successful season in 2014 Williams hopes the FW37 can continue the positive momentum into another competitive season of racing.

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Jan 21

Gian Carlo Minardi: “We expect a futuristic and amazing McLaren”

All the eyes now are focused on teams’ headquarters

McLaren Honda logo Waiting for the launches that will reveal the new open-wheels, ready to liven up 2015 Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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