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F1: Rosberg upsets Hamilton to win 2015 Monaco GP

Nico Rosberg claimed his third-straight Monaco Grand Prix victory, after a questionable decision to pit Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton’s car when the safety car went out caused the latter to re-enter the race in third, putting the Briton’s dominating weekend to waste. This marks the second consecutive race win for Rosberg, while the team is now six out of six when it comes to getting both drivers to finish on the podium. Hamilton had once again built up a considerable gap from out in front, at least for a good first 64 laps until Max Verstappen’s accident prompted the safety car to come out. It was then that the decision was… Continue Reading »

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Unbeaten: Sir Stirling Moss and the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR

Sir Stirling Moss reminisces the sweetest victory of his entire career at the 1955 Mille Miglia. Only 25 years old at that time, Sir Moss and navigator Denis Jenkinson embarked on a journey that would later make its mark on the record books of the rare and prestigious endurance event in history. The two were in the now-famous Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR (W196S), which is a two-seat sports car inspired by the Mercedes-Benz W196 Formula One car. The car had the body number 722, indicating the time it started in Brescia, which was 7:22 a.m. Together, they finished the whole 992-mile ordeal in the Italian countryside in a span of only 10… Continue Reading »

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Rare Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Roadster Hits the Auction Block

A very rare Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Roadster has been confirmed to hit the auction block soon. According to Motor Authority, the race car featured in the picture above will be sold by Bonhams to the highest bidder in one of its events that will be held at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in June. The source claimed Bonhams is expecting the car to fetch around $2.2 million to $2.8 million. So what makes it that expensive? The Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Roadster is just one of the six units ever produced by the three-pointed star brand. There are at least 20 of these that were released as coupes, but the roofless ones… Continue Reading »

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Rosberg wins 2015 Spanish GP at head of Mercedes one-two

Nico Rosberg finally got the kind of start that he wanted and rode it all the way to victory at the 2015 Spanish Grand Prix, where the Mercedes driver helped lead his team to another one-two finish, but this time, the German driver managed to get ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton. With the win, Rosberg has now cut some of his teammate’s lead in the drivers’ standings, now just at 20 points (91 to 111). Hamilton immediately went over to Rosberg to hug and congratulate his teammate after the race was done. “It was a perfect weekend – being on pole and winning the race,” said Rosberg, whose last win came at the… 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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Video: Mercedes-AMG GT3 Spotted in Nürburgring

When the teaser image of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 was released before the car’s official debut, its outline appeared like a feral predator staring right in front us with its headlights and grille resembling a very aggressive stare. The video that you are about to see below will display what the GT3 sports car of the three-pointed star brand is capable of. It presents a proof that the car is not just about the looks, but it’s about power as well. Watch the car in the clip below as it sprints down the Nürburgring endurance track: As seen in the video above, the Mercedes-AMG GT3 remains true to the hype surrounding it. The flawless performance it displayed here… Continue Reading »

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