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Rob Smedly is Sure that Mercedes is Playing Fair with Its Clients in F1

Rob Smedly, the Head of Vehicle Performance at the Williams team in Formula One,  said he remains confident that Mercedes is providing them the best engine the automaker has to offer. He made the comment after their driver Felipe Massa cast doubt on the integrity of their power unit supplier. It should be recalled that Massa suggested Mercedes might not be providing them with the same configuration in their power unit. The Williams driver uttered such claim at the start of the F1 season this year. Smedly pointed out that Williams’ speeds at the qualifying and the actual races possessed the same offsets with Mercedes-AMG Petronas as well as the other customers of the three-pointed… Continue Reading »

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F1: Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix; Rosberg takes third place

Lewis Hamilton continues to dominate the 2015 Formula One season, taking his third race win in the first four races after cruising to victory at the 2015 Bahrain Grand Prix. Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg was on pace to give the team a one-two finish, but lost P2 with one lap to go after a mistake that led to Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen taking second place. Raikkonen drove with great pace late in the race. In lap 56, Rosberg ran wide and Raikkonen took advantage to take P2 for another great finish by the Ferrari team. By the time the Ferrari driver reached the chequered flag, he was only some 3.3 seconds behind Hamilton. “The Ferraris… Continue Reading »

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F1: Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Bahrain; Ferrari strong in qualifying

At the qualifying session for the 2015 Bahrain Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was able to achieve another pole position while fending off the Ferrari drivers as well as his own Mercedes teammate. Hamilton posted 1:32.571 in Q3 to beat out Sebastian Vettel, who had a time of 1:32.982 for P2. Hamilton’s teammate Nico Rosberg (Q3 1:33.129) will start in the second row at P3 ahead of Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen (1:33.227). The third row is all Williams, with Valtteri Bottas in P5 and Felipe Massa in P6. Rosberg says he knew what he did wrong, which was thinking too far ahead on to the race by trying to save his tyres. “I took it easy in… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes lessons at the 2015 Chinese Grand Prix

The Chinese Grand Prix continues to be kind to Lewis Hamilton, as the Mercedes driver took the victory in this year’s race ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg. Here are some points that were evident with the race and the outcome. Lewis Hamilton cruised but still showed speed where it counted Hamilton recorded a Grand Chelem (or Grand Slam) at the 2015 Chinese Grand Prix, which means he took pole position in qualifying, recorded the race’s fastest lap, and won while leading from the opening lap up until the end of race. This was Hamilton’s second such feat, after tallying one at last year’s Malaysian Grand Prix. While Ferrari had great pace, they couldn’t offset… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-AMG Petronas Goes Back to Its Winning Ways in Chinese GP

Lewis Hamilton emerged victorious in the recently concluded 2015 Formula One Chinese Grand Prix. The reigning champion and his teammate Nico Rosberg rebounded from the upset victory handed to them by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in the Malaysian Grand Prix two weeks ago with a one-two victory once more this Sunday. Hamilton finished 1:39.42.008 to gain another 25 points in his driver’s scorecard. It also raised his overall points this season to 68 points. Rosberg was only 0.714 seconds behind his fellow Mercedes-AMG Petronas driver, earning him 18 points, which made his total points to 51 points. It should be noted though that Vettel still trailed behind the Mercedes duo. However, the former world champion… Continue Reading »

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F1: Mercedes secures front-row start at Chinese GP

Lewis Hamilton did not waste any time trying to get back into the saddle after missing his chance at the last race. The defending F1 champ took pole position after a solid, tight qualifying run at the 2015 Chinese Grand Prix, while teammate Nico Rosberg took P2 for another Mercedes front-row start. Hamilton clinched his 41st career pole position by registering a lap time that was a mere 0.4 seconds better than that of Rosberg. The British driver attributed his success at the Shanghai International Circuit to the layout suiting his driving style and him enjoying driving on this particular track. He also credited fan support present on the track…. Continue Reading »

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Lewis Hamilton Says His Mercedes Contract Negotiation is a Pain

“A pain in the back side.” That’s how Lewis Hamilton recently described his ongoing contract renewal negotiations with Mercedes is going. According to UK’s The Guardian, the reigning Formula One World Champion hinted that with the hassles he is facing now in his talks with Mercedes as regards to his new contract, he is contemplating of not taking over the whole negotiation process again in the future. It should be noted that Hamilton just ended his association with Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertainment sometime last year. As a result, he was left to take over the helm of the whole negotiation process. It was reported that he also dished out fresh terms… Continue Reading »

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