Schumacher faced greater competition than Hamilton - Flavio Briatore

2020-03-27 14:00

Flavio Briatore believes that Michael Schumacher faced much tougher opposition on the grid than Lewis Hamilton does today.

Is Toto Wolff preparing for a switch to Aston Martin as Chief Executive?

2020-03-20 19:59

Toto Wolff set tongues wagging on Thursday (March 19) after sitting out a meeting with F1 bosses, prompting speculation over his and Lewis Hamilton's future at Mercedes.

SEE | F1 drivers react to Australian GP cancellation due to coronavirus fears

2020-03-13 08:40

What should have been the most highly-anticipated weekend of the year for Formula 1 fans the world over, had become an utter disappointment when the Australian GP was cancelled at the last hour on Friday.

Hamilton installs Red Bull as biggest threat

2020-03-12 13:30

Mercedes world champion Lewis Hamilton pinpointed Red Bull, and not Ferrari, as his key early season threat ahead of the opening race of the year in Melbourne.

'I can beat anyone' - Hamilton chases Schumacher as coronavirus overshadows F1 season start

2020-03-11 12:53

Lewis Hamilton believes his all-conquering Mercedes is even better than last year as he begins his bid to equal Michael Schumacher's record seven world titles at the Australian GP this weekend.

DRAG RACE | New Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 vs Audi S3 vs Mini Clubman JCW

2020-03-09 10:16

Check out the latest Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 take on the Audi S3 and Mini's Clubman JCW in this week's drag race.

Conservative or aggressive: Mercedes reveals two-option approach to 2020 F1 car

2020-02-25 06:41

Mercedes had two options with its W11 race car, following a successful championship campaign in 2019.

Daniel Ricciardo admires Mercedes for not being complacent

2020-02-24 12:00

Renault's Daniel Ricciardo has heaped praise on Mercedes for continuing to push the envelope when it comes to technological innovation in Formula 1.

ROAD TRIP | The Mercedes-Benz X-Class bakkie is a ‘Stranger’ in the dunes

2020-02-21 14:00

A Mercedes-Benz in the Namib Desert? 4×4 expert Gerhard Groenewald steers an X-Class V6 for 500km over the monster dunes between Lüderitz and Walvis Bay in Namibia.

Mercedes causes uproar with controversial steering system on Hamilton's car (w/video)

2020-02-21 07:00

Mercedes tried out a new steering innovation at pre-season testing in Barcelona on Thursday, insisting the device fell within Formula One's stringent technical rules.


An unlikely companion: Road tripping through the Western Cape in a V8 beast

2020-03-27 07:00

The logical choice for a road trip vehicle would be a comfortable, family-friendly option. But sometimes an illogical choice delivers all the thrills and spills.

Switching to McLaren-orange? Ferrari's Vettel left with a big decision ahead of the 2021 F1 season

2020-03-18 07:00

With his Ferrari contract coming to an end this year, would Sebastian Vettel make the switch to McLaren in an attempt for more championship glory?

OFFICIAL | Season-opening Australian Grand Prix finally cancelled over virus fears

2020-03-13 05:25

The season-opening Australian Grand Prix was cancelled just hours before the action was due to start on Friday over fears about the spread of coronavirus after a McLaren team member tested positive.

Hamilton calls out F1 for putting 'cash' before paddock's safety amid coronavirus fears

2020-03-12 12:09

World champion Lewis Hamilton said he was "very surprised" that the Australian Grand Prix was going ahead during a coronavirus pandemic, as more Formula 1 staff were isolated and teams limited contact with fans.

F1 | Australian GP talking points: DAS, Alpha and a 'pink Mercedes'

2020-03-11 11:00

The 2020 Formula One season begins at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday.

Ferrari playing games, Mercedes vulnerable... Conclusions from F1 pre-season testing

2020-03-02 07:45

After an action-packed six days of F1 testing in Barcelona, what can be gleaned from the ultimate game of smoke and mirrors?

WATCH | Everything you need to know about Mercedes' new W11 car

2020-02-24 14:30

All eyes were on reigning Formula 1 champion Mercedes-AMG's new W11 that Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas will drive in 2020. Here's how Mercedes have changed their car despite no change to the 2020 regulations.

DRAG RACE | Audi RS6 vs BMW M5 vs Mercedes-AMG E63 vs Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

2020-02-24 10:30

Four big, powerful German sedans with V8 engines face off in this drag race that pits Audi's latest RS6 against the BMW M5, Mercedes-AMG E63 and the Porsche Panamera.

Formula 1 fan fest headed to Johannesburg

2020-02-21 10:48

"Africa is the last habitable continent that we don't race on. We want to change that," says F1's commercial boss as fan festival confirmed for Johannesburg on March 29.

Toto Wolff not ruling out making future move on Leclerc, Verstappen

2020-02-18 06:30

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has refused to rule out making a move for either Red Bull's Max Verstappen or Ferrari's Charles Leclerc in the future.

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