Tag Archive: Mercedes

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 »

Jan 08

Porsche snatch pole from Mercedes in Hankook 24H Dubai qualifying

Otto Klohs, Martin Ragginger, Jens Richter and Sven Muller who set the pace in practice and then did the business again in qualifying

Fach Auto Tech Porsche team of Otto Klohs, Martin Ragginger, Jens Richter and Sven Muller celebrate after qualifying at Dubai AuodromePorsche spoiled the Mercedes party in qualifying for the tenth edition of the Hankook 24 Hours of Dubai, by defying the odds and claiming pole position and third place on the grid for the race at Dubai Autodrome. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Mercedes out in force to reclaim Hankook 24H Dubai crown

Porsche set early pace in Hankook 24H Dubai practice

Abu Dhabi by Black Falcon Mercedes of Khalid Al Qubaisi, Jeroen Bleekemolen, Bernd Schneider and Andreas Simonsen during Wednesday free practice for the 2015 Hankook 24 Hours of DubaiMercedes make history this weekend at the Hankook 24 Hours of Dubai with more SLS AMG GT3s on the grid than ever before, twelve of the rip roaring Teutonic beasts will be in action at Dubai Autodrome this weekend, where the event is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Honda hit by FIA engine loophole

Following the clarification from the FIA

McLaren Honda logo Honda is set to be disadvantaged by a loophole in the 2015 technical regulations which will allow other engine manufacturers to develop during the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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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