ARTICLES RELATING TO MERCEDES

Bianchi crash: Drivers want safer wet tyres

2014-10-17 09:38

Top F1 drivers are calling on Prirelli to improve its wet-weather tyres following Jules Bianchi's horror crash at the 2014 Japanese GP.

Unleashed at last: Merc's Nico and Lewis

2014-10-14 11:26

Mercedes will allow its title-chasing drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to "race the way they want to race" in the upcoming final three races of the season. Just now...

Sochi GP: Nico has only himself to blame

2014-10-13 08:56

Nico Rosberg had only himself to blame for a first-lap error at the 2014 Russian GP that allowed Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton to grab a fourth win in a row. Rosberg was second.

Rosberg: 'I need 3 wins to take title'

2014-10-13 08:19

Mercedes' formula 1 driver Nico Rosberg has his work cut out if want to have a chance of winning the 2014 Driver's title. Like three wins in a row...

Rivals push Merc for engine 'unfreeze'

2014-10-12 09:19

Formula 1 rivals are piling pressure on Mercedes to agree to "unfreeze" engine development in the sport for 2015.

Lewis pips Nico to pole in Russia

2014-10-11 15:18

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole for the inaugural Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Nico Rosberg second. Will Hamilton win his fourth race in a row?

Lewis leads Sochi GP second practice

2014-10-10 14:28

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton set the fastest lap during the second free practice session ahead of the the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

Lotus to ditch Renault power in 2015

2014-10-10 08:58

Lotus will switch from Renault to Mercedes power units in 2015 as part of a long-term deal, both parties announced ahead of the the 2014 Russian GP.

Hamilton wins Japanese GP

2014-10-05 11:42

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has won a wet Japanese Grand Prix in a chaotic finish after the race was red-flagged.

Ferrari argues for F1 engine 'unfreeze'

2014-10-02 15:46

Ferrari is continuing to argue for a relaxation of the so-called Formula 1 engine 'freeze' and requesting at least one mid-season performance test.

Hamilton chases hat trick as F1 leader

2014-10-01 15:54

Despite deposing Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg as Formula 1 leader, Lewis Hamilton still sees himself as very much the hunter rather than the hunted as he chases a hat trick of victories at the 2014 Japanese GP.

'Merc could toss championship away' - Red Bull

2014-10-01 10:30

Mercedes could wrap up the 2014 Constructors' championship at the 2014 Japanese GP this weekend, with five races to spare.

Wolff: 'Nightmare radio ban must go'

2014-09-25 08:52

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has voiced concern about the 2015 pit/driver radio ban since Nico Rosberg's problems at the Singapore GP showed why the new rule was a bad idea.

'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.

 

Le Mans switch for Alonso?

2014-10-16 09:47

It's possible Fernando Alonso will take a sabbatical in 2015, according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff. The Mercedes chief has even suggested Alonso may switch to Le Mans racing...

Hamilton: 'Jules is always on my mind'

2014-10-13 09:08

Mercedes had much to celebrate on Sunday after the inaugural Russian formula 1 GP but winner Lewis Hamilton made sure he never lost sight of the bigger picture...

Merc won't warm to 'unfreeze' pressure

2014-10-13 08:22

Mercedes is unlikely to back down under pressure from Formula 1 rivals to agree to relax the current engine 'freeze'. Teams are not allowed to tinker with V6 power units in 2014.

Sochi: Lewis cruises, Merc's first title

2014-10-12 17:29

Mercedes celebrated its first Constructors' title during the inaugural Russian Grand Prix when Lewis Hamilton took an easy win at the Sochi circuit.

F1: Alonso to take a break in 2015?

2014-10-12 08:47

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has played down speculation that he could take a year out of Formula One next season.

Hamilton fastest in Russian 3rd practice

2014-10-11 12:26

Mercedes' Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton set the fastest lap during the third practice session of the Russian GP on Saturday.

Rosberg fastest on Russian GP debut

2014-10-10 11:15

Nico Rosberg wrote himself into the history books on Friday as the first Formula 1 driver to set a fastest timed lap in a Russian GP - he did it in first practice for the Sochi race.

McLaren snubs Lewis return rumours

2014-10-09 09:01

McLaren denies rumours of Mercedes' championship leader, Lewis Hamilton, returning to his former team.

UPDATE: Lewis takes Japan Practice 2

2014-10-03 08:30

Lewis Hamilton was fastest in second practice for the 2014 Japanese GP after his Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg topped the time sheets during the morning session at Suzuka.

Hugo Boss: Hello Merc, g'bye McLaren

2014-10-02 09:03

Fashion brand Hugo Boss will end its 33-year partnership with McLaren at the end of the 2014 F1 season. Next year its logo will ride with the Mercedes team.

FIRST LOOK: Honda's new F1 'power unit'

2014-10-01 13:38

Honda has hit back at rumours that its 2015 Formula 1 programme is behind schedule. It's sent us an image of its upcoming F1 'power unit', to prove the point.

Merc denies 'foul play' on Rosberg's car

2014-09-29 08:07

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg had a disastrous Singapore GP due to steering-column electronic problems caused by contamination. Now the team has an explanation...

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.

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