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Mercedes, Williams to test 2015 engines

2015-01-27 09:08

As teams prepare for testing at Jerez, Spain, only Mercedes and Williams will test 2015 engines, reports Auto Motor und Sport.

Rookies name Lewis favourite for 2015

2015-01-23 08:05

They might have their favourites, but there can be only one... Formula 1 rookie drivers have admitted that Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton is likely to take the 2015 Drivers' title.

Bernie backs Lewis for third title

2015-01-22 08:13

Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has tipped Lewis Hamilton to win his third Drivers' title in 2015 and says Mercedes could dominate for years to come.

Next Smart on prowl at night in Parkhurst

2015-01-13 13:10

Moonlit night in Johannesburg and a Wheels24 reader was on his way home from a function. Take a look at what he spotted...

New Hamilton contract 'will happen'

2015-01-08 12:18

Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda believes talks with Lewis Hamilton, will result in the 2014 champion's contract being extended,

F1 engine-makers to meet in Geneva

2015-01-06 10:39

F1's four engine-makers - Mercedes, Renault, Ferrari and newcomer Honda - will meet in Geneva to resolve a simmering dispute.

Merc, McLaren to change colours in '15

2015-01-05 09:18

Mercedes and McLaren have changed their stripes for the 2015 Formula 1 season with new livery on their cars.

Merc to test 2015 car in January

2015-01-02 11:26

Mercedes is set to launch it's title-defending cars for the first northern-winter Formula 1 test and the team is determined to stay on top.

Formula 1: Best and worst from 2014

2014-12-31 09:54

Formula 1 presented many new developments in 2014 with a V6 turbo era, double points and a tragic crash. Here's the highs and lows...

Rosberg's spirit impressed Daimler boss

2014-12-24 09:34

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg might have felt conquered during the final race at the 2014 Abu Dhabi GP, but his fighting spirit made Daimler's head honcho proud.

Todt's hot for more new F1 teams

2014-12-10 11:38

Jean Todt, chairman of the International Automobile Federation, has welcomed - if costs can be reduced - the concept of more teams joining the Formula 1 grid.

Williams to help attract young to F1

2014-12-01 13:10

Williams' deputy boss Claire Williams will head a group in F1 which hopes to attract new fans to the sport. Bernie Ecclestone is dubious about the 'so-called young generation'...

Hamilton wants to stay '44' for ever

2014-11-25 09:57

2014 Formula 1 Drivers' champion Lewis Hamilton wants to retain his personal race number '44' from 2015 instead of switching, as he is entitled to, to 1.

Hamilton leaves the partying for later

2014-11-24 14:38

Previous multi-championship Formula 1 drivers - think Graham Hill, James Hunt - might have done it differently, says ALAN BALDWIN, but the latest one had a quiet night...

Hamilton hails 'greatest day of my life'

2014-11-24 08:27

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has declared November 23 2014 "the greatest day of my life" after ending a thrilling season with a win at Yas Marina and a second F1 Drivers' title.

Mercedes: Rosberg will bounce back

2014-11-23 21:51

Mercedes Formula 1 team chief Toto Wolff forecasts that Nico Rosberg will bounce back stronger in 2015 from his 'desert duel' defeat by Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's title-showdown Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton wins title in style

2014-11-23 16:50

Lewis Hamilton has won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and with it, his second Formula One world drivers championship.

Nico edges out Lewis for Yas pole

2014-11-22 16:53

Nico Rosberg survived intense pressure and nervous errors to claim a vital pole for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi F1 GP, edging out his Mercedes team mate and arch-rival Lewis Hamilton.

Rosberg turns the tables on Hamilton

2014-11-22 14:00

Formula 1 championship rival Nico Rosberg has turned the tables on his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton with the fastest lap in Saturday's final practice for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but the satisfaction was limited.

Mercedes reject Vettel's 'boring' quip

2014-11-22 10:41

Mercedes has hit back at Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel after the most dominant driver of recent years quipped that the team had made the Formula 1 season boring with their success.

Abu Dhabi: Lewis fastest in 1st practice

2014-11-21 14:01

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has set the pace with the fastest time in Friday's first practice for Formula 1's Abu Dhabi title decider.

Pressure? No pressure! says Hamilton

2014-11-21 08:01

'Pressure? I don't particularly feel any,' says Lewis Hamilton ahead of his title-deciding duel in the desert with team mate Nico Rosberg. It's just like 15 years earlier...

F1's top title showdowns since 1950

2014-11-18 09:31

Sunday's Abu Dhabi 2014 F1 GP season finale will be unique in many ways. ALAN BALDWIN recalls the Top 10 of 27 last-race showdowns since Formula 1 started in 1950.

Desert duel: The road to the 2014 F1 title

2014-11-18 09:31

Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will face off in Abu Dhabi to decide to the 2014 title. We look back on their season-long battle!

Bernie to drop F1 double points for '15?

2014-11-17 08:35

'The teams have not accepted it because they are bloody idiots." The words of F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone on double points in future F1 races, though now admitting that the scheme could be dropped in 2015.

 

Nico up for another year duelling Lewis

2015-01-26 08:18

Mercedes F1 driver Nico Rosberg is expecting another competitive year against team mate and 2014 title defender Lewis Hamilton.

Honda still unhappy at 'unfreeze' ruling

2015-01-22 09:26

Honda, despite an engine 'unfreeze', might only be able to perform a fraction of the power unit development of its rivals.

Nico to get first taste of new F1 Merc

2015-01-20 09:04

Lewis Hamilton may have won the F1 title in 2014 but his team mate Nico Rosberg will have first dibs during testing of the new Merc in February

Bring the power: Detroit roars to life

2015-01-12 09:31

Luxury and performance vehicles will star at the first major auto show of 2015 - Detroit. Could the industry be back to its boisterous best?

Toto Wolff: 'Surname hurt Susie's career'

2015-01-08 12:18

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes his marriage to racing driver Susie Stoddart harmed her chances of a successful F1 career.

Honda left out in '15 engine 'unfreeze'

2015-01-05 09:18

The unending Formula 1 engine-freeze war is over with a loophole found for 2015 but it doesn't include Honda - which is now out in the cold.

Formula 1: Best and worst from 2014

2015-01-02 12:21

Formula 1 presented many new developments in 2014 with a V6 turbo era, double points and a tragic crash. Here's the highs and lows...

Alonso 'first in line' if Lewis leaves

2015-01-02 09:29

Former Ferrari F1 driver Fernando Alonso's future was looking bleak in 2014 but now Mercedes is looking to take him on.

Lewis sticks to 44 for '15 F1 shoot-out

2014-12-24 20:20

Mercedes' 2014 Formula 1 Drivers' champion Lewis Hamilton will be starting on double-figures when 2015 season opens.

F1 bosses snub Nico in 'best driver' poll

2014-12-15 08:04

Mercedes Nico Rosberg was second in the 2014 F1 Drivers' championship but a poll of team principals rated him only fifth in a post-season 'best driver' poll.

How F1 teams look for 2015 season

2014-12-01 13:10

Sebastian Vettel joins Ferrari, Carlos Sainz to race for Toro Rosso... Check our F1 drivers' line-up for 2015.

Merc boss challenges BMW, Audi in F1

2014-12-01 13:10

The Mercedes Formula 1 team has its corporate eyes on new rivals - of at least CEO Dieter Zetsche does. He wants BMW and Audi to come race his team in Formula 1.

Lewis vows: 'I'll be even faster in '15'

2014-11-25 08:06

Mercedes Nico Rosberg might fight harder in 2015 to redeem his fight against his team mate Lewis Hamilton, but the new double champion vows to race even faster to defend his crown.

Wolff: New deal with Lewis on the cards

2014-11-24 09:53

Lewis Hamilton can bet his seat is secure with Mercedes beyond 2015 after winning a second Drivers' title along with the 2014 Abu Dhabi GP on Sunday.

Hamilton family spring surprise on champ

2014-11-23 22:24

Lewis Hamilton had assured everybody in his family would not be with him on the biggest weekend of his Formula 1 career - but they thought otherwise.

Hamilton takes second F1 title in style

2014-11-23 17:46

Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of double Formula 1 champions on Sunday after a nerve-racking drive to victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.

Abu Dhabi: How the race was won

2014-11-23 16:44

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton gave his all on Sunday to take home his second Formula 1 Driver's trophy after leadijng the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the start.

Nico needs Williams to pick up speed

2014-11-22 14:40

Nico Rosberg looked to Williams for a helping hand in the Formula 1 title battle against Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton ready to 'stand and deliver'

2014-11-22 12:28

Lewis Hamilton's closest friends and family are elsewhere for the most important weekend of his life but he has the words of Martin Luther King very much in mind.

Abu Dhabi 2014: Lewis tops 2nd practice

2014-11-21 18:08

Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton is determined to take the 2014 title as he claimed an advantage over team mate Nico Rosberg with the fastest time during second practice for the Abu Dhabi GP.

Rosberg: A prince born to be F1 king

2014-11-21 08:01

Nico Rosberg has a racing heritage, one he undoubtedly means to inherit this weekend at the 2014 Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix. Only Lewis Hamilton is in the way.

Horner: 'Renault 56kW down on Merc'

2014-11-19 09:30

It's no secret that team Mercedes has a had a huge power advantage during the 2014 Formula 1 season, but Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has revealed the figure to be an alarming 56kW.

Abu Dhabi: All the points permutations

2014-11-18 09:31

The 2014 F1 title will be decided at the Abu Dhabi GP finale. With double points on offer for the first time in F1, what does this mean for Mercedes' dominant Hamilton and Rosberg?

'Abu Double': Last roll of dice for some

2014-11-18 09:31

Mercedes has already claimed both 2014 F1 titles but how will rival teams fair at the Abu Dhabi finale? For some, such as Caterham, it might be a last hurrah in Forrmula 1!

Wolff rejects 'irresponsible' war talk

2014-11-14 09:59

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has dismissed the looming talks of engines war from rival teams and has said all automakers have agreed to keep costs down.

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