SEND US A TIP

Category Archives: Formula 1

Latest Mercedes-Benz News

Can Lewis Hamilton Win the Championship this Season

Sir Jackie Stewart is a veteran in the Formula 1 circuit and a recipient of multiple world championships. So, he definitely knows what it takes to be a champ. In Flying Scot’s recent interview with UK’s Daily Star, he stated that Sebastian Vettel’s reign in F1 may finally come at an end this season. He said that Lewis Hamilton could be the one who can finally foil Vettel’s fifth straight world championship. Hamilton is Currently the Fastest Driver Sir Jackie stated that he is betting on Hamilton this season simply because he is the fastest driver in F1 right now. He added that the 29-year old Briton has the sheer… Continue Reading »

0

Would the New F1 Engine Regulations Spell Disaster?

January 28 marks the start of the Formula 1 testing at Jerez, Spain. So, by now, the F1 teams are probably at their final stages of getting their cars fitted for the new challenges this year, particularly the technical challenges posed by the implementation of the new engine regulations. Toto Wolff has coolly denied the speculations circulated by the press that the implementation of the 2014 engine regulations would spell disaster to many teams. According to Wolff, he recognizes that there would be some problems that would come out of the testing at Jerez. However, they are only normal and not as severe as what the media thinks. In my… Continue Reading »

0

Formula 1 Drivers’ Numbers Revealed

The Formula 1 drivers’ numbers have already been revealed by F1′s governing body. The numbers chosen by the drivers shall remain permanent over the course of their careers with the only exception of the number 1. Under the new F1 rules, drivers are allowed to pick a number which they will carry over the rest of their careers. If ever there are conflicts with the selection of numbers, such as two drivers picking the same number, preference is given to the driver who ranked higher in the 2013 championship. Number 1 is designated as a special number which is only given to the reigning world champion. So, based on the… Continue Reading »

0

Investigators Reveal the Events Leading to the Schumacher Accident

French investigators were finally able to put together the story leading to the Michael Schumacher accident which left the seven-time Formula 1 champion in a critical state on December 29, 2013, just days before New Year and his 45th birthday. According to a report from The Telegraph, Prosecutor Patrick Quincy officially revealed the investigators’ findings about the Schumacher accident. In his account, the multi-time champ was skiing at 2,700 meters, on a tiny off-track portion of the Meribel ski resort. The area was between the blue and red piste. Quincy said that there was no doubt about the skills of Schumacher when it comes to skiing. However, his skis inadvertently… Continue Reading »

0

Mercedes W05 will Make its Debut on First Day of Testing at Jerez

Even though Mercedes was rumored to be more focused on the development of its new engines that would comply with the 2014 regulations during the 2013 season, its team surprisingly came out second on the overall rankings. Then, its two drivers, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, came in fourth and sixth, respectively, in the overall rankings of drivers. In the interview of Toto Wolff, Team Mercedes has definitely overachieved its targets. All Eyes on Mercedes Following the good performance of the team in the 2013 season, all eyes are on Mercedes this time, especially that they have been hyping their new engine for the 2014 season as early as the… Continue Reading »

2

Authorities Seek New Video of Schumacher Accident

Before the year 2013 ended, Formula 1 fans were shocked after news about the Michael Schumacher accident broke out. Following the event, the seven-time F1 champ got into a medically-induced coma. Schumacher’s condition is still critical but doctors say that it is already stabilizing. The events that led to the Schumacher accident are currently being investigated by French authorities. But according to the multi-time F1 champ’s son, who was with him that time, Schumacher smacked his head on a rock following a mishap. To further aid investigators, the family of Schumacher has already given the camera mounted to his helmet during the accident. But whether it was turned on during… Continue Reading »

0

Michael Schumacher in Critical Condition Following Skiing Accident

Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Michael Schumacher is in critical condition after the seven-time F1 champion underwent brain surgery needed as a result of an accident while skiing in Meribel, a ski resort in the Tarentaise Valley in the French Alps. The surgery was needed for Schumacher’s serious head trauma, and the official statement from the hospital says “he remains in a critical condition.” The press statement is signed by a neurosurgeon, the Grenoble University Hospital Center’s deputy director Marc Penaud, and an anesthesiologist. Schumacher, whose 45th birthday is only a few days away (January 3) suffered “serious brain trauma with a coma” requiring an “immediate neurosurgical operation” after hitting his head… Continue Reading »

5

Login to your account

Can't remember your Password ?

Register for this site!