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The Mercedes W05 is Finally Unveiled

The Mercedes W05, the Holy Grail of the Mercedes F1 team, has finally been unveiled. Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Toto Wolff, Paddy Lowe and the other key figures of the team were all there during the uncovering of the new Silver Arrow. Based on the pictures of the car which were released online, it seems to carry a striking resemblance with Ferrari’s car in the slope of the nose. A little similarity can also be seen between the Mercedes W05 and Red Bull’s car, minus the anteater features adopted by other competitors. Last Friday, Rosberg gave the Mercedes W05 a shakedown at Silverstone for two hours while achieving a mileage… Continue Reading »


Did Mercedes F1 Team Put Paul di Resta on Reserve Role

The re-entry of Paul di Resta to the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters under the Mercedes team has been making waves recently in the online community. Recently, it was revealed by Yahoo! Sport that the former Force India driver has not only signed for driving role in DTM. In addition to that, his contract includes a reserve role for the Formula 1 team of Mercedes-Benz. Di Resta Denies Dual Role with DTM and F1 The source stated that di Resta denied of such deal but he indicated in his interview that he would be willing to have a dual role this year with DTM and F1. After seemingly struggling in the previous… Continue Reading »


Will F1 2014 Engine Regulations Catapult Mercedes to the Lead

Team Mercedes is hopeful that the implementation of the 2014 engine regulations will increase their chances of dominating the Formula One this coming year. Lewis Hamilton positively stated this again in a recent interview. Early Start with the 2014 Engines As early as the first quarter of 2013, reports have been going around the online and sporting community that Mercedes is focusing on the 2014 engines. Analysts and people inside Team Mercedes have also stated that the team has shown more focus in the development of the motors that will comply with the 2014 engine regulations of F1 than what it had in the 2013 season. Interviews with the team’s… Continue Reading »


Jazeman Jaafar Evaluated by Team Mercedes

The Malaysian racer Jazeman Jaafar underwent an evaluation test with the Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 team which he completed Friday last week (November 29). The 21-year-old former kart driver was able to take part in the test due to his strong backing from the Petronas Talent Development Programme according to AutoSport. The said Malaysian firm is the F1 sponsor of Mercedes. The news source stated that Jazeman Jaafar completed the course using a 2011 car on demo tires. However, it did not deter him, in any way, from achieving his most significant F1 mileage to date. His previous experience with an F1 car was only from a street demo in his… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Team Works To Close Gap With Lotus

n With the close gap between Mercedes-Benz and Lotus in the finish of China Grand Prix, both teams are looking to take the competition to an all-new level in the upcoming event in Gulf Air Bahrain. According to Bahrain’s Gulf Daily News, Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes and Kimi Raikkonen of Lotus are among the favorites of the next contest. Currently, Lotus is ahead of Mercedes in the Constructor’s Championship with only 8 points. Lotus is in third place with 60 points while Mercedes follows in fourth place with 52 points. If Hamilton manages to overtake the position of his rival in Bahrain, then it won’t be long until the championship… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Not Fast Enough To Win Races According To Hamilton

Analysts, fans and even Formula 1 drivers expect Lewis Hamilton to be topping the races this coming season. In an interview conducted by The Sun, Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel stated that there will be two or three drivers competing for the title for this season. One of the drivers he mentioned was Hamilton. On the other hand, Ferrari’s Fernando Alonzo shared the same view in his interview with Sky Sports. He eyes the young Briton as the strongest driver in F1. Despite the high hopes of everyone with the Mercedes team, Hamilton disclosed that the car that he is driving is not fast enough to win races yet according to… Continue Reading »


Revealed: Another Big Name Set to Go to Mercedes Team

Who else is jumping ship? This is a big question nowadays with all the big names going to the Mercedes team. First, the news was all about Lewis Hamilton being the new team driver. Then, Toto Wolff made the news when he left Williams team to join Mercedes-Benz as the company’s new director of Motorsport. Now, guess the next big name who is about to jump ship. Paddy Lowe. The shocking update was revealed this Tuesday by BBC’s leading Formula One analyst and former F1 team owner, Eddie Jordan. According to him, Lowe will be handling a more senior position on the team. That involves managing the group on a… Continue Reading »


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