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Mercedes F1 Driver Lewis Hamilton Tweets About Lost Love

We all knew about the high-profile relationship between Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 driver Lewis Hamilton and Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger. Well, the couple split up last month, making it their third break-up. Now, Lewis tweets about how you should do your best to hold on to your special someone. If you’ve found that special someone, don’t EVER let them go no matter what!! Nothing in this world is more important… — Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) July 19, 2013 This comes on the heels of Ms. Scherzinger being quoted by The Sun as feeling lonely following the split. She says she has no family nor friends save for her publicist in London,… Continue Reading »


[F1] Nico Rosberg Wins British Grand Prix for Mercedes, Hamilton P4

It was an important race for the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team, and Nico Rosberg helped ensure that they would finish in style. Rosberg overcame some pretty dangerous situations on the track to take the win at the 2013 British Grand Prix. This is the second win in three races for the German driver. Meanwhile, teammate Lewis Hamilton could not hang on to his pole position after a rear tire explosion. Despite the problems, Hamilton managed to recover enough to finish in P4, salvaging some valuable championship points despite not being able to finish on the podium even when he thought the team was certainly on track and in great… Continue Reading »


[F1] 2013 British Grand Prix Preview

For the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team, it’s time to put TireGate (or TyreGate) in the rear-view mirror and focus on the upcoming races. However, the battle is still pretty much an uphill one, despite the fact that the team has improved dramatically in previous races. This weekend, it’s on to Silverstone for the 2013 British Grand Prix. A good 52 laps around Silverstone circuit should offer a lot of entertainment for fans, especially as competition heats up. You have Mercedes going out hard to prove that their win two races ago was no fluke. They did have Lewis Hamilton finish in the podium at Canada, but a better result… Continue Reading »


[F1] Despite Rivals’ Comments, Hamilton Says Test Ban Hurts

With the FIA International Tribunal dropping the hammer and banning the Mercedes F1 team from the 3-day young driver test in Silverstone, rival teams have questioned and mocked the fairly lenient decision. Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton, however, believes otherwise. The Mercedes newcomer agreed with the sentiment of team principal Ross Brawn that being banned from the test is definitely going to hurt. Hamilton cited the various upgrades and other plans that the team had been looking forward to trying out during that testing period. “That test is quite an important test for the year,” said Hamilton. “It’s the only test, really.” Red Bull’s Christian Horner spoke out on… Continue Reading »


[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 »


[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 »


[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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