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[F1] Rosberg Wins 2013 Monaco Grand Prix!

Finally, the Mercedes F1 team was able to win a race in the 2013 Formula One season. Nico Rosberg claimed the win at the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position, giving Mercedes AMG Petronas its first win of the season. Incidentally, it’s been 30 years since his father was also able to win in Monte Carlo. Rosberg crossed the chequered flag 3.8 seconds ahead of Sebastian Vettel. Rosberg dominated the free practices, took pole position in convincing fashion, and went all the way to win the race proper. Keke Rosberg, Nico’s father, won the 1983 Monaco GP. Teammate Lewis Hamilton, who started from P2, managed to finish in fourth place. He… Continue Reading »

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[F1] Mercedes Prepares for Spanish Grand Prix

There’s been a short break, but Formula One action resumes next weekend at the Circuit de Catalunya for the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix. Mercedes AMG Petronas is keen on improving the results it has posted so far after four races. Tyre management remains an issue, as is a lack of pace during the races. Lewis Hamilton sees Spain as a great opportunity “to get into the routine of the European season.” He added that being familiar with the track because of all the work during the preseason should help the team and allow the Spanish GP to be “a good benchmark” of Mercedes’ progress. “We know that the car went… Continue Reading »

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[F1] Wolff: Brawn ‘is Team Principal and I Don’t Want to Change That’

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team principal Ross Brawn was vocally backed by superstar driver Lewis Hamilton in last week’s Bahrain GP, and now it’s team executive director Toto Wolff’s turn. In an interview with the official F1 site, Wolff said that Brawn is still the team principal of the team. The statement came at the heels of a question asking about the arrival of McLaren’s Paddy Lowe to the Mercedes team next year. “One doesn’t obviate the other,” said Wolff. “Ross is team principal and I don’t want to change that.” He added that it is important for the team to focus on stability, referring to the ‘mountain of work’… Continue Reading »

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[F1] Rosberg Takes Pole Position in Bahrain GP

After some considerable setbacks to start the 2013 Formula One season, Nico Rosberg looks ready to get back on track. The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 driver took pole in the qualifying session for the Bahrain Grand Prix, securing only the second pole of his career and marking the first time in four races that he managed to post a better result than teammate Lewis Hamilton, who actually qualified at P4 but had to take a 5-place grid penalty for a gearbox change. Rosberg will be joined in the front row by defending champion Sebastian Vettel, with Fernando Alonso right behind him joined by teammate Felipe Massa. Massa moved up because… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes F1 Team Gears Up for Bahrain GP

Being one of the most demanding races on the Formula One calendar, the Bahrain Grand Prix is seen as a big test for the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team. With four different 300-plus kph sections, eight braking locations, and 11 of the 15 corners being taken at 200 kph or less and in fourth gear or lower, it truly is a challenge–one that Mercedes must hurdle to prove it is capable of true contention. Lewis Hamilton is in the thick of things as far as the drivers’ standings go, right now at fourth place but very much within striking distance. “The Bahrain circuit is a real challenge, particularly for the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes AMG Petronas Gears Up for 2013 Chinese Grand Prix

Formula 1 action resumes next weekend as the 2013 Chinese Grand Prix takes center stage, and you can count on the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team to bring their A game to the Shanghai Intenrational Circuit following a solid first two races in the season. “I enjoy the Shanghai track a great deal and I have a positive feeling going there with the car that we have at the moment,” said Nico Rosberg, who has led 46% (78 out of 168) of the total laps in the circuit over the past three years and took the win last year. “We’ve had a strong start to the season and I’m confident… Continue Reading »

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F1: Mercedes Gears Up for Malaysian GP

With a fairly good performance in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix last weekend, those at the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team has to feel good  about themselves. Of course, it was a mixed bag with Lewis Hamilton taking fifth despite a lack of pace and Nico Rosberg being forced to retire midway through because of electrical problems. Still, the team is keen on building on its successes as it prepares for next weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix. The race at the Sepang International Circuit is the Mercedes team’s home race, which adds a bit of pressure for the team to really show what it can accomplish. For starters, the race will… Continue Reading »

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