Tag Archive: Robert Wickens

Oct 19

Hinchcliffe, Wickens form all-Canadian lineup for Schmidt Peterson

Hinchcliffe has renewed his contract with the Indianapolis-based team with a multiyear extension

James Hinchcliffe and Robert WickensSchmidt Peterson Motorsports announced today its lineup for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season that will feature an all-Canadian driving duo of James Hinchcliffe and Robert Wickens. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “I was holding back the tears on many occasions”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAt the end of this season, the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport family will be saying a fond farewell to Robert Wickens, who competed in his last DTM race at Hockenheim and is now switching to the IndyCar series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “During my entire time in motorsports, I don’t think I’ve ever experienced anything like it”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Robert Wickens 2The 2017 motorsport season is entering the decisive phase over the coming weeks. Nürburgring winner Robert Wickens shares his thoughts on the tense run-up to the DTM finale.

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Sep 10

Robert Wickens wins Nürburgring DTM race

A 1-2 for Mercedes-AMG

Robert Wickens scored his first win of the season at the NürburgringChampionship remains open, Ekström extends points’ lead. Auer spins and loses valuable points. 78,000 spectators for the race weekend in the Eifel.

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Jul 22

Winner Rast claims back points’ lead and is the DTM half-time champion

Rockenfeller completes 1-2 for Audi with a broken foot

Winner Rast claims back points’ lead and is the DTM half-time championMarco Wittmann comes third after an entertaining duel with Robert Wickens. In his first race at Moscow Raceway, René Rast claimed victory straight away. In the race at the 3.931 kilometres long track on Saturday, the Audi driver converted his pole position into a commanding race win, his second victory in the most popular international touring car series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 28

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “Fifty years of AMG is obviously a big deal, and I’m happy to represent that on my car”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoNext stop, Nuremberg – the race on the Norisring is generally considered to be the highlight of the DTM season. But first, Robert Wickens paid a visit to Road America… Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “You can never have too much knowledge of the tyres” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

2017-05-29 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Lewis Hamilton, MonacoIn no other race on the calendar is qualifying quite as important as on the meandering street circuit of Monte Carlo. Qualification for the 75th running of the Grand Prix de Monaco was correspondingly hard-fought and ultimately settled by the tightest of margins, as Valtteri missed out on pole by just 0.045 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “In the world’s toughest car race, the level of competition in 2017 is going to be as high as ever”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoTwo classic events on one weekend: Formula One travels to the Mediterranean for the Monaco Grand Prix, while the Nürburgring hosts its annual 24-hour race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Robert Wickens secures pole position on Sunday

Second place went to BMW driver Tom Blomqvist while Jamie Green rounded out the mix

Robert Wickens secures pole position on SundayThe battle for the starting grid positions for the fourth race of the DTM season was only decided in the final seconds.

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May 20

Lucas Auer claims second season win at Lausitz

For the second time this year already, the Austrian national anthem was played after a DTM race

Lucas Auer claims second season win at LausitzIn the Saturday race at the Lausitzring, Lucas Auer scored his second victory of the season. In an impressive way, the only 22-year-old Mercedes-AMG driver had secured the best starting grid position in qualifying and put in a dominant performance in the race, finishing ahead of his fellow Mercedes-AMG driver Robert Wickens and Audi’s René Rast in second and third pace respectively.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 26

Mercedes-AMG line-up for 2017 season confirmed

The Mercedes-AMG DTM driver line-up for the 2017 DTM has now been confirmed

Lucas AuerIt includes one new arrival, four familiar faces and one returnee. The newcomer to the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport family is Edoardo Mortara.

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Jan 18

Tales from the paddock- Robert Wickens: “You literally overtake one or two cars every lap”

What an eventful week!

DTM - Robert Wickens A podium spot in the curtain-raiser 24-hour race in Dubai, a new Silver Arrows driver and a World Champion as ambassador. 2017 is finally underway… Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 14

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “The film shows the friendship that exists within the team” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

DTM - Robert Wickens Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “The film shows the friendship that exists within the team”
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Nov 18

Robert Wickens: “I’m happy with massive progress I made”

The 2016 season was the best in Robert Wickens’ DTM career to date

Robert Wickens: All in all I can be proud of my achievements in the 2016 DTM season.In six of the first 12 races contested, the Canadian made it to the podium and won a race both at Zandvoort and Moscow. A not to competitive final third of the season, however, cost him the chance of winning the title. Nonetheless, he was the best Mercedes-AMG driver and finished fourth in the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Robert Wickens: “My anger at Mattias has disappeared“

The 2016 season was the best in Robert Wickens’ DTM career to date

Robert Wickens: A podium in the season opener – exactly what I had hoped for.In six of the first 12 races contested, the Canadian made it to the podium and won a race both at Zandvoort and Moscow. A not to competitive final third of the season, however, cost him the chance of winning the title. Nonetheless, he was the best Mercedes-AMG driver and finished fourth in the championship.

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Nov 16

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “Edoardo will take our team forward”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-11-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Slash - Lewis Hamilton Big build-up to finale: The one-two victory for Mercedes AMG Petronas in the Brazilian Grand Prix at Sao Paulo means that the battle for the world title goes to the wire in Abu Dhabi. But before that, there is some important race action on the legendary street circuit of Macau… Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

DTM title chase intensifies

Budapest to stage the penultimate race weekend of the 2016 season

DTM title chase intensifies Now or never – that’s a motto three drivers will be racing under at the Hungaroring. Jamie Green, Robert Wickens and Edoardo Mortara have no choice at the Hungarian capital.

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Aug 20

Mercedes-AMG locks out the first two grid rows

In an exciting last-gasp dash, Mercedes-AMG secured itself the first two grid rows for the race at Moscow Raceway on Saturday

Paul Di Resta, Gary Paffett und Robert WickensBriton Gary Paffett managed to set the fastest time in the 20 minutes’ qualifying session. On his fastest lap, he posted a time of 1 min. 41.443 sec. For Gary Paffett, this is the twelfth pole position of his DTM career and the first of this season. Alongside him on the front row of the grid, Robert Wickens will be lining up in second place.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Wickens wins race in Zandvoort on Saturday

Wittmann ‘half-time champion’

DTM - Robert Wickens In a dominant way, Robert Wickens has won the ninth race of the DTM season at Zandvoort in The Netherlands. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

DTM parade cruises through Zandvoort’s city centre

The special DTM parade arrived at its destination at the Badhuisplein, the sea front

DTM parade cruises through Zandvoort’s city centre As early as on the day prior to the DTM weekend at Zandvoort, the safety-cars went out for their first mission – with an unfamiliar destination.

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