Tag Archive: Mercedes
“I think we know we need to improve for the future and that’s what we target”
A year on from the manufacturer’s most recent win in the 2015 Singapore Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel insists Ferrari President Sergio Marchionne is only placing as much pressure on the team as can be expected given the ‘high level’ of competition.
Three rostrum finishes including two wins, one fastest race lap achieved from three front row starts, two from “pole”
Lance Stroll took another major step towards winning this year’s FIA European Formula 3 Championship title when the Canadian placed his Dallara F312-Mercedes first in the opening two races then second in the third and final race in Germany this weekend (10-11 Sep).
The 2017 tyre test programme will continue in two weeks time, 21-22 September at Paul Ricard with Mercedes on wet tyres
The three-day Pirelli test of 2017-sized tyres concluded today at the French circuit of Paul Ricard, where Pascal Wehrlein has been driving a Mercedes, modified to simulate next year’s levels of downforce.
111 laps were completed by Ferrari and 134 laps by Mercedes today with no issues
Testing and development of Pirelli’s new 2017-sized tyres is continuing this week, with Ferrari and Mercedes in action at Barcelona and Paul Ricard respectively, using adapted mule cars designed to simulate 2017 levels of downforce.
The championship leader will receive a new MGU-H that takes him outside of his allowed allocation, landing him a 10 place grid penalty. Together with a new Turbo Charger, ICE and MGU-K, Hamilton has accumulated 15 positions worth of grid penalties.
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season – Tales from the paddock
Summer break comes to an end: Last weekend, the DTM entered the second half of the season in Moscow – and not without talking points. Next weekend, it’s the return of Formula 1 with a visit to the legendary Ardennes rollercoaster at Spa-Francorchamps.