ARTICLES RELATING TO MERCEDES

Merc pledges end to reliability problems

2014-09-23 08:01

Mercedes has pledged to do everything it can to improve its reliability issues in order to secure the 2014 Formula 1 Driver's championship.

Swedish driver's head on the block?

2014-09-22 09:33

Sweden's king, 68-year-old Carl XVI Gustaf, was in a crash en route to a Stockholm airport. The fate of the other driver is unknown, but the king was not heard to say: "Off with his head!"

Angry Rosberg tells Mercedes to 'improve'

2014-09-21 16:21

Formula 1 leader Nico Rosberg suffered a major blow to his chances of a first Drivers' championship when he retired from the 2014 Singapore GP after only 14 disappointing laps.

Rosberg on quali: 'Lewis did good job'

2014-09-20 18:02

Lewis Hamilton edged out his Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg on his final qualifying lap to secure pole position for the 2014 Singapore GP, crossing the line only 0.007sec ahead of Rosberg.

Radio ban delayed to ensure 'fairness'

2014-09-19 20:24

Formula 1 has back-tracked on a planned clampdown on radio and pitboard messages for reasons of fairness but remains determined to end driver 'coaching' during races, reports the FIA.

2014 Singapore GP: Alonso sets the pace

2014-09-19 14:04

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso set the pace during the first practice session ahead of the 2014 Singapore GP.

Merc duo set for Singapore GP street brawl

2014-09-18 09:53

It's the ultimate night race and the perfect setting for Mercedes' driver duo to battle in an epic street fight. Hopefully, they won't take each other out and keep rivals at bay at the 2014 Singapore GP.

F1 statistics: 2014 Singapore GP street race

2014-09-17 14:46

From race records to tyre choice, get all the latest racing statistics ahead of the 2014 Singapore GP at the Marina Bay circuit.

F1: Get the 'no messages' message, teams

2014-09-12 09:53

'The driver must drive the car alone and unaided.' Formula 1 teams have been reminded of the regulations behind the banning of some race radio communications.

VIDEO UPDATE: Mercedes-AMG unveils its GT

2014-09-10 10:52

Do you want racetrack performance in an everyday car? Well Mercedes has unveiled its its solution in the form of its 911 fighter, the GT. Here's everything you need to know plus our awesome gallery and video!

Hamilton back in title race

2014-09-07 16:02

Lewis Hamilton has turned a poor start into victory ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg int he Italian Grand Prix.

Gearbox problems for Rosberg in 3rd practice

2014-09-06 14:40

And then it was Nico Rosberg's turn for bad luck as the Formula 1 leader sat out most of Saturday's final Italian Grand Prix practice due to a gearbox problem while team mate Lewis Hamilton lapped fastest.

Race car clocks 316km/h on airport runway

2014-09-06 11:24

Not your average take-off - planes taking off from Edinburgh airport in Scotland were outpaced by a series of high-performance cars racing on the adjacent auxiliary runway.

Alonso: "I never had problem with Lewis"

2014-09-05 11:18

A diplomatic Fernando Alonso has said he never had an issue with former team mate Lewis Hamilton during their time at McLaren in 2007.

Ferrari doubts Merc can be caught by '15

2014-09-05 10:19

Ferrari might change "every part" of its Formula 1 cars for the 2015 season but even that might not be enough to catch up with Mercedes, says the team boss.

Haug: 'Merc war good for the team'

2014-09-05 09:55

Former Mercedes team boss Norbert Haug says the team should be thankful for the ongoing driver feud between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton.

Merc F1 boss: 'No more drama, please!'

2014-09-04 14:26

Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton need to put their personal issues aside for Sunday's Italian Grand Prix in order to calm down their angry Mercedes team leaders and keep Daniel Ricciardo at bay.

Mattiacci: 'Ferrari wants Brawn back'

2014-09-02 09:36

New Ferrari team boss Marco Mattiacci says the team wants former technical director and Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn back at Maranello. Will the Italian team lure him from retirement?

Lauda to Merc duo: 'Team comes first'

2014-09-01 09:14

Mercedes team boss Niki Lauda has told feuding drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton they can do as they want - but the team stays top in the title races.

UPDATE: Nico disciplined for Spa crash

2014-08-29 14:59

"Suitable disciplinary measures have been taken," Mercedes said after disciplining Nico Rosberg for his disastrous collision with team mate Lewis Hamilton at the 2014 Belgian GP.

F1: At last! 'Power unit' tops V8 speed

2014-08-29 11:35

Formula 1's V6 cars have at last proved faster than the V8's of yore. Mercedes' Nico Rosberg set a lap faster than the previous 2013 Spa-Francorchamps race. Find out how...

Merc crash row: Stewards not interested

2014-08-26 17:25

No action needed. That's the decision of Formula 1's governing body about the collision between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg the sparked a team/driver upheaval.

VIDEO UPDATE Rosberg: 'My version is different'

2014-08-26 07:18

The Mercedes star wars continues as Nico Rosberg says his version of the crash during the Belgium GP is different - but he'll keep his quarrels internal.

'Remarkable' Ricciardo: Title hunt now on

2014-08-25 11:12

Red Bull's surprise newcomer Daniel Ricciardo, winner of the 2014 Belgian GP, has declared himself in the hunt for the Formula 1 title. What will Mercedes' bickering pair say?

Anger and enmity over Lewis, Nico crash

2014-08-24 23:07

Allegations that Nico Rosberg deliberately crashed into team mate Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes on Lap 2 of the Belgian F1 GP have caused tidal waves in the top class of motor racing.

 

'Three R's' spell out Lewis's F1 lead

2014-09-22 13:57

Mercedes' new championship leader Lewis Hamilton can thank three lucky R's for his win at the 2014 Singapore GP on Sunday.

Hamilton ecstatic after 'dream' Singapore win

2014-09-21 17:16

Lewis Hamilton stormed to an emphatic victory at the 2014 Singapore GP to wrest the championship lead from Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg.

Lewis strolls, Nico limps from Singapore

2014-09-21 16:09

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton dominated throughout the 2014 Singapore GP and takes the lead in the Drivers' championship. Meanwhile, team mate Nico Rosberg's failed to finish...

Lewis steals Singapore pole from Rosberg

2014-09-20 16:14

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton edged out team mate Nico Rosberg to secure pole, his sixth of the season, from qualifying for the 2014 Singapore F1 GP. It will be their seventh 1-2 start.

Hamilton quickest in Singapore

2014-09-19 17:53

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time during a second practice session marred by Lotus' Pastor Maldonado crashing into the barriers ahead of the 2014 Singapore GP.

F1 radio ban could be eased for Singapore GP

2014-09-19 08:00

Formula 1's radio communications ban during races could be eased for this weekend's 2014 Singapore GP, according to the FIA.

Hamilton, Rosberg, welcome FIA radio ban

2014-09-18 09:16

Mercedes' title-warring team mates have welcomed the FIA's banning of "performance"-related radio communications ahead of the 2014 Singapore GP.

F1 radio ban: 'Time for drivers to drive'

2014-09-15 10:25

Ferrari said it has sought "further clarification from the FIA" on the issue of a ban on radio instructions to Formula 1 drivers during races.

Super-frugal S500 Hybrid: 2.8 litres/100

2014-09-10 13:06

Mercedes-Benz says their new S500 hybrid has the performance of an eight-cylinder - but the fuel frugality of a four-cylinder.

Nico under pressure with Lewis' Italian win

2014-09-07 18:36

Lewis Hamilton battled back from an agonisingly slow start on Sunday and slashed team mate Nico Rosberg's championship lead to 22 points.

Mercs: All eyes on post-start Monza chicane

2014-09-07 10:21

Star Wars - Formula 1-style. Millions of eyes will be watching the start of the 2014 Italian GP at Monza to see what happens when duelling Hamilton and Rosberg hit the curves together..

'Silly season' focuses on Merc drivers

2014-09-06 14:02

The Silly Season. It's the traditional (northern) summertime state of the news media and at Monza the target is the peeing contest between Hamilton and Rosberg.

Electrical bugs hit Lewis' 2nd practice

2014-09-05 17:02

Has bad luck struck Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton already? Electrical gremlins held up the driver during second practice on Friday for Sunday's 2014 Italian F1 GP.

Nico: 'No penalty' puts onus on drivers

2014-09-05 10:55

As the F1 circus unpacks in Italy for the 2014 Monza GP drivers are asking whether the driving rules have changed given that Rosber was not penalised for colliding with Hamilton.

Massa: 'Stewards too lenient on Nico'

2014-09-05 09:57

Felipe Massa has criticised stewards at the Belgian Grand Prix should after they deemed championship leader Nico Rosberg's behaviour unworthy of a penalty for colliding with Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton.

Merc drivers play it cool

2014-09-05 09:14

Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton are keeping their cool after their Belgian GP crash caused much drama. But will they display the same front during the Italian GP this weekend?

F1 statistics: 2014 Italian GP

2014-09-04 07:51

Formula 1 is heading to the iconic Monza circuit for Round 13 of the 2014 season - the Italian Grand Prix. Get all the latest in race statistics ahead of the race!

F1 experts slate Merc over drivers' duel

2014-09-01 10:29

Formula 1 experts have blamed Mercedes management for allowing the the driver feud between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton to have deteriorated so badly.

Mercedes punish Rosberg

2014-08-29 19:51

The Mercedes Formula One team disciplined Nico Rosberg after he accepted "responsibility" for a crash with team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

Merc's driver feud: Main man steps in

2014-08-29 11:42

Mercedes' CEO Dieter Zetsche has stepped in to try to resolve the ugly spat simmering between his Formula 1 drivers. Oopsie...

Merc chiefs vow to 'cool hot heads'

2014-08-28 10:33

Mercedes F1 chiefs have resolved to cool the feud between its title-warring team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg caused by a controversial crash during the 2014 Spa F1 GP.

Ricciardo on high beam in Mercs' mirrors

2014-08-26 08:12

While Mercedes' drivers are at war Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo is basking in the aftermath of his third win, this time in Belgium. He's focusing on chasing down the silver cars.

Trust the casualty in Lewis-Nico F1 crash

2014-08-25 18:44

The most precious on-track gem is trust between team mates that one will protect or, at worst, not imperil the other. Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says his faith in Nico Rosberg could be gone.

Nico in hot water after Spa crash?

2014-08-25 08:13

Just when the Mercedes star wars was simmering down it's back to a new peak after a crash on Lap 2 during the Belggian GP on Sunday. Now Nico Rosberg might have to pay the consequences...

Lewis, Rosberg crash: 'He did it on purpose'

2014-08-24 20:31

'He said he did it on purpose. He said he could have avoided it,' said Lewis Hamilton following his race-ending collision with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg during the 2014 Belgian GP.

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