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Merc test 'a violation' - Red Bull

2013-05-28 09:50

The furore over Mercedes' "secret" Pirelli test looks set to deepen, as rival teams claim they were not informed by F1's tyre supplier.

Hamilton, Rosberg suffer in Mercs

2013-05-13 07:43

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton were right to be cautious after their Saturday Spanish GP high turned into another slump for Mercedes.

Hamilton's hound debuts in Spain

2013-05-10 08:12

Lewis Hamilton brought his bulldog Roscoe to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix on Thursday but kept the jet-setting pet away from the paddock.

Merc SL gets racey upgrades

2013-05-02 13:42

Mercedes claims the SL-Class is now more luxurious with multiple upgrades to the cars, among them AMG Sport status.

Merc's beastly Unimog released

2013-04-29 10:06

Mercedes has revealed its new-generation Unimog all-terrain vehicle and the Unimog implement carrier - both more eco-friendly and easier to operate.

German Big 3 curry favour in India

2013-04-25 05:00

Luxury car brands in India are moving downmarket and shifting build of 'economy' cars there to cut costs and broaden their market.

Lotus speed secret revealed

2013-04-19 09:04

Mercedes engineers claim they have uncovered the secret to Lotus' speed and to how its managed the highly-degrading Pirelli tyres so far.

Hamilton silences his critics

2013-04-13 15:10

Lewis Hamilton's first pole position for Mercedes at the 2013 Chinese Grand Prix allowed the 2008 champion to relive memories and prove critics wrong.

Lewis takes F1 lying down(V)

2013-04-08 09:02

Every F1 seat is unique, moulded to the shape of the driver. Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton shows how he sits in his car - and the importance of the carbon-fibre seat. VIDEO

Pirelli tyres okay for now

2013-04-02 09:21

Pirelli's controversial F1 tyres, about which Red Bull and Mercedes have complained, will stay for now but receive a review after the Bahrain GP.

Wolff backs Merc team orders

2013-03-26 09:28

Toto Wolff, the new Mercedes co-owner and director, has played down reports of a growing rift between the team's German and British factions.

Hamilton's Malaysian pit faux pas

2013-03-24 12:10

Former world champion Lewis Hamilton caused a few chuckles at the 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix when he accidentally pulled into the pits of his former team McLaren.

Second Schumi retires from racing

2013-03-17 03:19

Former grand prix driver Ralf Schumacher hung up his helmet and moved into team management in 2013, only months after older brother Michael retired from Formula 1.

No favourites for Oz GP

2013-03-14 10:11

F1 teams are looking forward to the 2013 Australian GP on March 17 however, there is no clearly dominant team yet.

Merc boss: 'Only results count'

2013-03-13 08:26

Mercedes is under pressure to succeed after disappointing results since it rejoined Formula 1 as a works team. Team boss TOTO WOLFF explains...

Lewis: 'I want to be an F1 god'

2013-03-11 07:59

Lewis Hamilton has made clear how much he wants to return to the top, five years after his sole title.

Lewis to put Merc on the board

2013-03-05 08:39

Lewis Hamilton has proved that, in his new seat with Mercedes, he can win a few races through 2013.

Hamilton beats Vettel on Top Gear

2013-02-19 13:48

He might have battled to take more wins from Sebastian Vettel in the 2012 F1 season, but Lewis Hamilton did a secret happy dance when he beat his rival's Top Gear lap time.

Rosberg rates new Ferrari

2013-02-14 11:47

Ferrari seems to have found its way with its new F138 cars after a difficult start during testing at Jerez, Spain.

Exclusive '507' for Merc C63

2013-02-01 14:45

The Mercedes-Benz C63 is a mean treat on its own but now the Germans have come up with something extra special.

Lauda to focus on Mercedes role

2013-01-04 08:33

Niki Lauda has left the board of Air Berlin to focus on the Mercedes Formula 1 team with new driver Lewis Hamilton.

Audi out to beat BMW, Merc

2012-12-28 13:07

Audi is planning to spend the equivalent of about R144-billion to develop new models and expand production to take over from BMW as the No.1 - in sales - luxury automaker.

Volvo targets Indian market

2012-12-28 10:25

Luxury automakers are seeing increasing sales in India - which is why Volvo is studying the possibility of setting up a vehicle manufacturing plant there.

SA Rogue Rally entries begin

2012-12-12 17:47

South African supercar owners revving their V10s in anticipation of the Rogue Rally, can now start entering the event.

Bernie: Schumi return a mistake

2012-12-10 08:14

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone reckons Michael Schumacher's return to the sport was a mistake and his reputation was at risk of being ruined.

 

Tyre change penalises teams

2013-05-17 09:22

Pirelli has decided, six races into the 2013 season, to change the tyres it supplies to Formula 1 - a big setback for teams which made it work.

Massa fastest in final practice

2013-05-11 12:46

Felipe Massa topped the times for Ferrari in Saturday morning's final free practice session ahead of the 2013 Spanish GP on Sunday.

Lewis: 'I can handle anyone'

2013-05-07 08:43

Lewis Hamilton thinks he is now mature enough to handle any team mate, even Sebastian Vettel or Fernando Alonso.

Lotus fighting for the title

2013-04-30 09:14

Lotus' overall improvement in form has lifted it to the front of the field and put it in the running for a 2013 title.

Schumie back in F1 car for fun

2013-04-26 07:55

There's just no keeping Michael Schumacher out of a race car. The now-retired, seven-times World champion will drive his old Formula 1 car again in May - just for fun.

Brawn: 'Rosberg pole unexpected'

2013-04-22 08:12

Mercedes team chief Ross Brawn has admitted that Nico Rosberg taking pole for the 2013 Bahrain F1 Grand Prix was a surprise.

Underdogs rule at 4x4 Challenge

2013-04-19 08:21

The third Bridgestone 4x4 Club Challenge of 2013 saw some unexpected results and was described as “the day of the underdogs”.

Mercedes: 'No rules broken'

2013-04-13 07:44

Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn said rival teams can challenge the legitimacy of its suspension system if they wish, but they have not broken any rules.

Merc: 'China not same target'

2013-04-08 07:37

Mercedes is playing down its chances of repeating Nico Rosberg's maiden victory at Shanghai in 2012 in next Sunday's 2013 Chinese Formula 1 GP.

Controversial F1 tyres staying

2013-03-28 09:23

Pirelli has ruled out making changes to its 2013 product, despite Red Bull and Mercedes complaining that the 2013 tyres are penalising the best cars.

Team order controversy hits Merc

2013-03-25 08:08

Members of the Mercedes Formula 1 team have spoken out against the team orders that prevented Nico Rosberg from finishing on the podium in Malaysia.

Lewis: 'I'm proud of my decision'

2013-03-19 08:49

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he is happy to prove people wrong, especially those who criticised his move to Mercedes.

Merc: An F1 secret weapon?

2013-03-15 11:43

Mercedes's great results during the final F1 testing in Spain might have been thanks to a 'secret' suspension, according to reports.

Anybody's game in Melbourne

2013-03-14 09:04

Lewis Hamilton might trump Sebastian Vettel's hopes of a fourth World champion title but everybody else is gunning for a win during the season-opener race in Australia.

F1 Merc, conservative no more

2013-03-11 12:25

Mercedes Formula 1 team is bidding to shed its "conservative" image with help of Lewis Hamilton, Toto wolff and Niki Lauda.

Oz 2013: All eyes on Hamilton

2013-03-08 12:20

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is positive about his new path and says McLaren "has everything to gain" in the upcoming 2013 season.

Poker faces for Red Bull?

2013-03-05 08:05

Pre-season final testing has ended and, while Mercedes has impressed, nobody knows if Red Bull is really struggling - or just bluffing.

Hamilton beats Vettel on Top Gear

2013-02-18 15:20

He might have battled to take more wins from Sebastian Vettel in the 2012 F1 season, but Lewis Hamilton did a secret happy dance when he beat his rival's Top Gear lap time.

Mercedes up in flames in Jerez

2013-02-06 08:11

Testing of the 2013 Mercedes F1 W04 cars came to a halt after flames briefly flared from the back of Nico Rosberg's car.

Wolff to join Merc's F1 fold?

2013-01-21 08:25

Is Williams Formula 1 team shareholder and executive director Toto Wolff set to join Mercedes as head of motorsport to replace Norbert Haug?

Lewis: Schumi status impossible

2013-01-03 08:58

Lewis Hamilton, with his new Mercedes tenure having officially begun, says he wants to turn the struggling team into a Formula 1 front-runner.

Audi out to beat BMW, Merc

2012-12-28 11:56

Audi is planning to spend the equivalent of about R144-billion to develop new models and expand production to take over from BMW as the No.1 - in sales - luxury automaker.

Giant grunt for Merc ML 63 AMG

2012-12-27 08:39

Russian tuning house Topcar has breathed on the new Mercedes ML 63 AMG. The result: a 566kW brutish on/off-road muscle-car.

Alonso eager for better season

2012-12-11 07:39

Fernando Alonso believes 2012 was his best season yet and hopes that, with a better car in 2013, a championship will be on the cards.

GL-Class: The way you want it

2012-11-30 12:19

Advanced multimedia systems and practical transport solutions are the core of an accessories range for the new Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

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